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synonyms for protesting

  • 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 protesting

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  • agree
  • comply
  • deny
  • forget
  • go along
  • support
  • accept
  • compliment
  • consent
  • give in
  • praise
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • approve
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How to use protesting in a sentence

And yet, at the same moment you were protesting, and denouncing, and saying those horrible things about her!
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
This incident was generally regarded as going a little far perhaps; but no one thought of protesting.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
He shouted; still no sound came from within, and he turned the creaking, protesting knob.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
Even after the big man was mounted, the conversation still continued; Wash still urging and Jim still protesting.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
I found myself protesting ineffectually against her fixed conviction.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
When kicked out she gave a little protesting squeal, but she had an extra curl in her tail that showed how happy she was.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
In fact, if one of the family is picked up and makes a protesting squeal she merely grunts inquiringly.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
The odd shilling he kept for himself, protesting he could ill afford to have so great a sum of money lying “locked up.”
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 10 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Some knew him, more did not; but all united in protesting their ignorance.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
Eleanor started to rise, but the red-faced one lifted a protesting voice.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTESTING

  • accusing
  • bellyaching
  • charging
  • critical
  • deploring
  • disapproving
  • discontented
  • dissenting
  • fretting
  • grumbling
  • lamenting
  • malcontent
  • moaning
  • mourning
  • murmuring
  • peevish
  • protesting
  • querulous
  • regretting
  • repining
  • resentful
  • weeping
  • whining
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