Origin of insurgent
Synonyms for insurgent
Examples from the Web for insurgent
Contemporary Examples of insurgent
When one major operation, dubbed Arrowhead Ripper, concluded in mid-August, most insurgent activity in the area had ceased.
The U.S. hackers sent fake text messages to insurgent fighters and roadside bombers.
Eventually, Wurmser said, Sunni insurgent groups did gain access to the shells in 2005.Insiders Blame Rove for Covering Up Iraq’s Real WMD
October 16, 2014
Furthermore, by removing them from their post, you create an opportunity for insurgent black magic to materialize a car bomb.
There are too many opportunities for friendly fire, for civilian casualties, for insurgent ambushes.
Historical Examples of insurgent
They had fallen into the power of the leader of the insurgent workers!The Heads of Apex
But the next day every swell in Paris came out as an insurgent.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
A couple of miles off an insurgent steamer was sighted, but it passed on.
Three months of warfare had wrought dissension in the insurgent camp.
Then what are they doing on that island, in company with the insurgent chiefs?Boy Scouts in the Philippines
G. Harvey Ralphson
Word Origin for insurgent
"one who rises in revolt," 1765, from Latin insurgentem (nominative insurgens), present participle of insurgere "rise up, rise against, revolt," from in- "against," or perhaps merely intensive, + surgere "to rise" (see surge). An obsolete verb insurge "to rise in opposition or insurrection" is attested from 1530s.