protest

[ noun proh-test; verb pruh-test, proh-test ]SEE DEFINITION OF protest

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROTEST

And before the trapper could make a protest he had drawn back into the horse shed.

His heavy voice rang out rebukingly, overtoned with protest.

When, at last, words came, they were a frantic prayer of protest.

His love was purely selfish, for he brushed aside her protest as if she had not spoken.

I can feel his eyes on me, and I cannot raise my voice in protest, for do not I countenance it?

Somewhat surprised at her lack of protest--or was it resignation to the inevitable?

I believe that it is at the wrong time that the protest comes.

So far as they were concerned, I had no ground to stand upon in making a protest.

If you allow of it, I protest I will go off privately with you, and we will live and die together.

I hastened to protest, as he sat fatly down in a chair I pushed forward.

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