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If anything, every new religion emerged at least in part as a protest against violence and oppression.

Last week, 500 demonstrators gathered in Tehran to protest against immorality.

Last weekend, demonstrators took to the streets of Italy's capital to protest against government-imposed austerity measures.

Of course USAG and state attorneys general could resign in protest against laws that, in their opinion, defend discrimination.

The revolution in Ukraine that has lasted for three months started as a protest against Yanukovych backing out of  EU agreements.

But you may cynically remind me that nothing will come of the Determinists' protest against the evil social conditions.

His whole life had been a protest against conventionality, and this impassioned denunciation came from a new world.

It was also, probably, designed as a protest against the rigour of the Novatians in refusing reconciliation to penitent apostates.

The officers make the alternative quickly apparent to the new inmate: to protest against injustice is unavailing and dangerous.

That, however, is only a natural protest against what we may call Canaanism or Arabism.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to protest against, such as: depreciate, derogate, detract, discountenance, disesteem, and disfavor.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.