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synonyms for protestingly

On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to protestingly, such as: grudgingly, involuntarily, obstinately, refractorily, resentfully, and stubbornly.

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 Inheritance | Annie Fellows Johnston
  • The cows lifted their heads, bellowing protestingly; their breath steamed before them in the chill air.

    The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • Twice the engine sputtered protestingly and Val thought of trying to leap ashore.

    Ralestone Luck | Andre Norton
  • Mrs. Amber murmured protestingly, but, not knowing what a platitude was, felt she could not follow up the subject.

    Married Life | May Edginton
  • The video blinked protestingly at his urgent summons, and the Washington visiphone operator answered.

    Bear Trap | Alan Edward Nourse

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