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mutiny
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  • In other words, you fear a mutiny.
  • I never heard of a crew that meant to mutiny but what showed signs before, for any man that had an eye in his head to see the mischief and take steps according.
  • Mutiny, it was plain, hung over us like a thunder-cloud.
  • Certainly, since the mutiny began, not a man of them could ever have been sober.
  • The planks, which had not been swabbed since the mutiny, bore the print of many feet, and an empty bottle, broken by the neck, tumbled to and fro like a live thing in the scuppers.
  • It went to all our hearts, I think, to leave them in that wretched state; but we could not risk another mutiny; and to take them home for the gibbet would have been a cruel sort of kindness.

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  • The tank battalion’s mutiny was put down; though some of the leaders escaped.
  • The largest mutiny in modern military history occurred during the first world war when an estimated 40,000 French soldiers, probably wisely, ignored the command to advance on German troops entrenched in hilltop positions.

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