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“I doubt them finding any such easy capture,” muttered the chief, with a dissentient head-shake.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
One dissentient on the council could bar any proposal—on the lines of the old Polish liberum veto (chapter xxxvi, 7).
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Not a dissentient word was heard-indeed, the man who should have dared to utter one would certainly not have escaped unpunished.
SERAPIS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
There was no dissentient voice in the verdict that she had greatly changed.
THE ADVENTURES OF A WIDOWEDGAR FAWCETT
And upon return the thanks of the noble party were voted, viva voce, to Sir Patricius, without one dissentient no!
THE EVE OF ALL-HALLOWS, V. 2 OF 3MATTHEW WELD HARTSTONGE
This was put to the assembled throng, and agreed to by all, when suddenly a single dissentient voice was heard.
JACK HARKAWAY AND HIS SON'S ESCAPE FROM THE BRIGAND'S OF GREECEBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
As regards her physical attractions, however, no dissentient voice has ever been raised.
POLITICAL AND LITERARY ESSAYS, 1908-1913EVELYN BARING
It passed easily without a dissentient voice, and no obstacle of any kind remained to delay his appearance.
THE REIGN OF MARY TUDORW. LLEWELYN WILLIAMS.
John Loveday at once went up to her, and they began to talk in low yet dissentient tones.
THE TRUMPET-MAJORTHOMAS HARDY
A resolution was moved and carried, with only one dissentient, that you should be expelled from the school.
THE HERO OF GARSIDE SCHOOLJ. HARWOOD PANTING
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSENTIENT

  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • anti
  • aspirant
  • assailant
  • bandit
  • bidder
  • candidate
  • challenger
  • competitor
  • con
  • contestant
  • counteragent
  • dark horse
  • disputant
  • dissentient
  • enemy
  • entrant
  • foe
  • litigant
  • match
  • opposition
  • oppositionist
  • oppugnant
  • player
  • resister
  • rival
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