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1. faction

noun. ['ˈfækʃən'] a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue.

Synonyms

  • camp
  • cabal
  • junto
  • clique
  • inner circle
  • ingroup
  • camarilla
  • pack
  • cabalist

Antonyms

  • right-handed
  • ambidextrous
  • right
  • infield

Etymology

  • fact (English)
  • factum (Latin)
  • factio (Latin)
  • fiction (English)
  • fictionem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Faction

  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • traction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • fraction

How do you pronounce faction?

Pronounce faction as ˈfækʃən.

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Sentences with faction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Since the Quran forbids this kind of rebellion, they split off into their own faction.

Quotes about faction


1. Lynn, she saved half our faction from this stuff,"says Marlene, tapping the bandage on her arm from where the Dauntless traitors shot her. "Well, half of half of our faction.""In some circles they call that a quarter, Mar,"Lynn says.
- Veronica Roth, Insurgent

2. faction

noun. ['ˈfækʃən'] a dissenting clique.

Synonyms

  • pro-life faction
  • coterie
  • camp
  • old guard
  • pro-choice faction
  • left
  • right
  • right wing
  • splinter group
  • left wing
  • clique
  • inner circle
  • ingroup
  • pack

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • center
  • exhausted
  • wrong

Etymology

  • fact (English)
  • factum (Latin)
  • factio (Latin)
  • fiction (English)
  • fictionem (Latin)
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