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synonyms for protestation

  • cavil
  • censure
  • challenge
  • criticism
  • declination
  • demur
  • demurral
  • difficulty
  • disapprobation
  • disapproval
  • discontent
  • disesteem
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • displeasure
  • dissatisfaction
  • doubt
  • exception
  • expostulation
  • grievance
  • gripe
  • hesitation
  • kick
  • odium
  • opposition
  • protest
  • question
  • rejection
  • reluctance
  • remonstrance
  • remonstration
  • revilement
  • scruple
  • shrinking
  • squawk
  • stink
  • unwillingness
  • counter-argument
  • demurring
  • niggle
  • repugnancy

antonyms for protestation

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  • acceptance
  • agreement
  • allowance
  • answer
  • approval
  • calm
  • certainty
  • compliment
  • contentment
  • endorsement
  • flattery
  • happiness
  • harmony
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • ratification
  • sanction
  • satisfaction
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How to use protestation in a sentence

These protestations make us feel better, and maybe, in time, will spur change.
IDRIS ELBA BRINGS A REGAL URBAN COWBOY TO LIFE IN CONCRETE COWBOYSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
"Very well, then, let that pass," is the answer of his enemies to his friends when that passionate protestation is read.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
Edgar repeated the protestation, that he had been hurried on by passion, and spoke without meaning.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Andrew Balfour, the minister of Kirknewton, signed the protestation for the Kirk in 1617, and was imprisoned for it.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONMARGARET MOYES BLACK
Generally, these tremendous blows are a protestation against a denial on the part of one of the sitters.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
His protestation was answered by his transfer to the frozen region of the province of Yakutsk in Eastern Siberia!
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
This energetic protestation was destined to overthrow ancient superstitions; but, strange to say, it attracted no attention.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
This protestation spread over Germany, and was sent to the leading courts of Christendom.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
The princes of Bavaria, also devoted to the Church of Rome, joined in this protestation.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
And go home and turn in they did, but not without protestation from the pair who had yet to meet the woman from Nantucket.
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTESTATION

  • affirmation
  • allegation
  • asseveration
  • avouchment
  • declaration
  • protestation
  • statement
  • verification
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