[ noun ] (politics) organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
Used in print(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
And no_doubt many people in states like the Carolinas and Georgia , which were among the most Tory in sentiment in the eighteenth century , bitterly regretted the revolt against the Crown .(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)
There was an air of revolt about the children - even irreverence for their own principles .