3. (all of language) distort, alter, modify, change, make unrecognizable, garble, mix up, confuse, render unintelligible; bowdlerize, expurgate, purge, overedit; excise, expunge, delete, edit out, blue-pencil. mutilated, adj. 1. dismembered, disjointed, torn limb from limb; dislimbed, amputated, cut or chopped or hacked or lopped off, removed; detruncated, (of a tail) docked, bobbed, trimmed; dissected, anatomized, vivisected, skeletonized, cut up.
2. mangled, butchered, slaughtered, lacerated, cut to ribbons or shreds or pieces or bits, hacked up, chopped up, dilacerated, ripped or torn or pulled apart, ripped to shreds, made into mincemeat; crippled, maimed, lame, disabled, injured, hurt, harmed, damaged; disfigured, defaced, deformed, disfeatured, marred, blemished, flawed, scarred, marked; ruined, spoiled, destroyed, vandalized, torn up, SI. trashed.
3. (all of language) distorted, altered, modified, changed, unrecognizable, bearing no resemblance to the original; garbled, incomprehensible; bowdlerized, expurgated, purged, overedited, heavily edited; excised, expunged, deleted, blue-penciled. mutineer, n. insurrectionary, insurrectionist, insurgent, rebel, revolter, rioter; subversive, revolutionary, revolutionist, anarchist, member of the underground, U.S. Weatherman, treasonist, traitor; seditionist, agitator, demagogue, trouble-maker, firebrand, rabble-rouser, malcontent; rioter, protestor, demonstrator, striker, resister, defier. mutinous, adj. 1. insurrectionary, insurgent, rebellious, revolutionary, anarchistic, subversive, underground, treasonable, traitorous; seditious, factious, agitative, rocking the boat; malcontent, discontent, discontented, dissatisfied, disaffected.
2. insubordinate, out of line, disobedient, disrespectful, disregardful; resistant, defiant, contemptuous, contumacious, antagonistic, hostile; riotous, unruly, restive, disorderly, out of control, uncontrollable, hard to control, unmanageable, ungovernable, unsubmissive, recusant, refractory. mutiny, n. 1. insurrection, insurgence, insurgency, revolt, rebellion, uprising, rising, riot, outbreak, anarchism, act of treason, Archaic, sedition; revolution, subversion, overthrow, coup d'dtat, takeover, Ger. Putsch.
2. resistance, open resistance, confrontation, opposition, defiance, insubordination, disobedience; civil disobedience, protest, march, demonstration, strike, sit-down, passive resistance, non-cooperation, boycott. -v. 3. revolt, rebel, rise up against, throw down the gauntlet, declare war against, open hostilities; revolutionize, insurrectionize, incite to riot, agitate, rock the boat, make trouble among; overthrow, subvert, take over, take the law into one's own hands; defy or resist or oppose authority, be insubordinate or disobedient, protest. mutter, v. 1. mumble, murmur, Obs. mussitate, Dial, mump, talk sotto voce, talk under one's breath; swallow one's words, talk to oneself, slur one's words, whisper; grumble, grunt, Inf. grouse, complain, Yiddish. kvetch, Inf. gripe, Inf. bitch, whine.
2. rumble, groan, growl, gnar, snarl.
-n. 3. mumble, mussitation, murmur, low utterance; groan, grunt, grumble; complaint, Inf. gripe, Inf. bitch. mutual, adj. 1. reciprocal, give-and-take; interactive, interchangeable, correspondent, complementary.
2. common, joint, shared; connected, related, associated; similar, like, identical, analogous, equivalent.
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