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synonyms for protested

  • affirm
  • assert
  • declare
  • demonstrate
  • fight
  • insist
  • maintain
  • object
  • oppose
  • resist
  • revolt
  • asseverate
  • attest
  • avouch
  • avow
  • blast
  • buck
  • combat
  • contend
  • demur
  • disagree
  • except
  • expostulate
  • holler
  • howl
  • kick
  • predicate
  • profess
  • rebel
  • remonstrate
  • squawk
  • testify
  • back-talk
  • be against
  • be displeased by
  • constate
  • cry out
  • inveigh against
  • make a stink
  • put up a fight
  • say no
  • sound off
  • take exception
  • thumbs down
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antonyms for protested

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  • agree
  • comply
  • deny
  • forget
  • go along
  • support
  • accept
  • compliment
  • consent
  • give in
  • praise
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • approve
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The arrest of two leading opposition candidates has sparked sporadic mass protests that have entered the second day in different parts of the country leaving at least 16 people dead and scores more with severe injuries, the police said.
UGANDA’S ELECTION RUN-UP HAS TURNED DEADLY AFTER OPPOSITION CANDIDATES WERE ARRESTEDSTEPHEN KAFEERONOVEMBER 19, 2020QUARTZ
They’ve used photos from protests, sleuthing on social media, crowdsourcing through the internet even resorted to stealing personal information.
CITIZENS ARE TURNING FACE RECOGNITION ON UNIDENTIFIED POLICETATE RYAN-MOSLEYNOVEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In April 2020, they held a protest in Los Angeles demanding Spears be released.
WHY BRITNEY SPEARS’S FANS ARE CONVINCED SHE’S BEING HELD CAPTIVECONSTANCE GRADYNOVEMBER 11, 2020VOX
She’d never spoken out publicly on a social issue before, but when protests over racial injustice erupted across the country, she knew that staying silent would only contribute to the systemic problems.
SAYING THE QUIET PARTS OUT LOUDOUTSIDE EDITORSNOVEMBER 11, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Then the pandemic hit, and economic uncertainty, and protests erupted over racial justice and tensions flared over the presidential election and transition.
MOST POPULAR COURSE EVER AT GEORGETOWN LAW? HOW TO FIGHT FOR JUSTICE.SUSAN SVRLUGANOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Wallace’s death prompted protests that at times turned violent.
WHEN RACE IS RELEVANT IN HEADLINES — AND OTHER NEWS LITERACY LESSONSVALERIE STRAUSSNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In preparation for this election, stores across the country boarded up in anticipation of marches and protests that could turn ugly, and companies like United Airlines moved their flight crews out of hotels in urban areas.
WHAT A CONTESTED ELECTION MEANS FOR THE ECONOMY — AND YOUR WALLETHEATHER LONGNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Goodwin called the protest inappropriate, while Lazere defended the right to demonstrate against elected officials.
HOW CHRISTINA HENDERSON WON A D.C. COUNCIL SEAT: OUTREACH TO WOMEN, MODERATE POLICE VIEWS AND A POSITIVE CAMPAIGNJULIE ZAUZMER, FENIT NIRAPPILNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She said she wanted to memorialize the moment, and the protests, “just in case they’re not here for much longer.”
D.C. STREETS TENSE BUT CALM AS BALLOTS ARE COUNTEDMARISSA LANG, EMILY DAVIES, MICHAEL RUANENOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With thousands of young Nigerians participating in demonstrations which originally began as an online campaign, it marked the largest national protests in a generation in Africa’s most populous country.
NIGERIANS ARE BRACING FOR ANOTHER GOVERNMENT ATTEMPT TO REGULATE SOCIAL MEDIA AFTER NATIONAL PROTESTSYOMI KAZEEMNOVEMBER 3, 2020QUARTZ
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