MUTINY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MUTINY
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 n.  open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
 v.  engage in a mutiny against an authority
Classic Sentence:
1  These feelings are transitory; each day of expectation delayed fills them with fear, and I almost dread a mutiny caused by this despair.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
2  I mentioned in my last letter the fears I entertained of a mutiny.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
3  Juanita Haydock led the mutiny: "Look here, Carol, don't be so bossy."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  Still, no sign of mutiny reappeared among the rest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  If any town should engage in rebellion or mutiny, fall into violent factions, or refuse to pay the usual tribute, the king has two methods of reducing them to obedience.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
6  I once listened myself outside a tent when there was a mutiny brewing.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
7  The city, notwithstanding the incredible perseverance of its mayor, had attempted a sort of mutiny for a surrender; the mayor had hanged the mutineers.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 51 OFFICER
8  Great mistakes in the ruling part, many wrong and inconvenient laws, and all the slips of human frailty, will be born by the people without mutiny or murmur.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
9  You glowed in the cool moonlight last night, when you mutinied against fate, and claimed your rank as my equal.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence:
1  I was conscious that a moment's mutiny had already rendered me liable to strange penalties, and, like any other rebel slave, I felt resolved, in my desperation, to go all lengths.
2  He led a military mutiny against the senior generals.
3  The crew tried to seize control of the ship, and were shot for mutiny.
4  Sailors at a naval base had mutinied against their officers.