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synonyms for protestingly

  • grudgingly
  • involuntarily
  • obstinately
  • refractorily
  • resentfully
  • stubbornly
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How to use protestingly in a sentence

"But, mother," the little girl would sob protestingly, and then Mrs. Fowler's decided voice would silence her.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
The cows lifted their heads, bellowing protestingly; their breath steamed before them in the chill air.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Twice the engine sputtered protestingly and Val thought of trying to leap ashore.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
Mrs. Amber murmured protestingly, but, not knowing what a platitude was, felt she could not follow up the subject.
MARRIED LIFEMAY EDGINTON
The video blinked protestingly at his urgent summons, and the Washington visiphone operator answered.
BEAR TRAPALAN EDWARD NOURSE
Miss Jones raised her eyebrows rather protestingly, but said nothing.
THE WAR-WORKERSE.M. DELAFIELD
But to her own as well as DeWitt's astonishment Rhoda spoke protestingly.
THE HEART OF THE DESERTHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
"It's g-g-g-gone d-d-d-own the bab-b-b-back of my n-n-n-neck," sputtered Ding-dong Bell protestingly.
THE MOTOR RANGERS THROUGH THE SIERRASMARVIN WEST
Durham slumped himself into a chair that screeched protestingly in all its infirm joints.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
Uncle Fayette laid a timid detaining hand upon her and seemed to be saying something protestingly.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROTESTINGLY

  • grudgingly
  • involuntarily
  • obstinately
  • protestingly
  • refractorily
  • resentfully
  • stubbornly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.