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adjective as in dissident

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“I doubt them finding any such easy capture,” muttered the chief, with a dissentient head-shake.

One dissentient on the council could bar any proposal—on the lines of the old Polish liberum veto (chapter xxxvi, 7).

Not a dissentient word was heard-indeed, the man who should have dared to utter one would certainly not have escaped unpunished.

There was no dissentient voice in the verdict that she had greatly changed.

And upon return the thanks of the noble party were voted, viva voce, to Sir Patricius, without one dissentient no!


On this page you'll find 451 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissentient, such as: adverse, antithetical, conflicting, contradictory, discordant, and hostile.

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