Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To rise against anything; engage in a hostile uprising; become insurgent.
- To stir up to insurrection.
“None of them seem to 'insurge' anything, let alone the Tories.”
“insurge" and the promise of his favor if we "got into line," forty-one”
“On Wednesday, October 1, the U.S. relinquishes responsibility for the Sunni Awakening Councils -- the former insurgents we pay ($300 per month) to not insurge -- and the Maliki government takes over.”
“A wrong identification will lead to an ill-management of the major conflicts between the state and the Maoist insurge”
“For that matter, insurgents need someone to insurge against.”
“But that -- as you said, there is a lot increase in violence in Afghanistan, and that's really blamed on an insurge of -- increase in Taliban activity.”
“Fallujah, an all-out offensive; Telafar, a dangerous but more contained large-scale cordoned insurge.”
“Between each insurge of the waves, they could still see Greenstalk's fronds.”
“She felt this with an insurge of passion that left her girlhood behind forever.”
“To electrocute appeared inevitably in the first public discussion of capital punishment by electricity; to taxi came in with the first taxicabs; to commute no doubt accompanied the first commutation ticket; to insurge attended the birth of the Progressive balderdash.”
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