mutely protesting

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  • Again he raised his hand, mutely protesting, but she did not heed him. Cited from A Lover in Homespun, by F. Clifford Smith
  • Stephen shook his head, mutely protesting that indeed he had other business to do for his life. Cited from Hard Times, by Charles Dickens
  • He was the bored aristocrat, mutely protesting against something that "wasn't done." Cited from Piccadilly Jim, by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • With his entrails hanging out and his agonised eyes mutely protesting, the pony staggered and fell. Cited from Indiscreet Letters From Peking, by B. L. Putman Weale
  • Mrs. Chirk meekly brought a straw sun-bonnet, and Hilda tied its strings under Pink's chin, every fibre within her mutely protesting against its extreme ugliness. Cited from Queen Hildegarde, by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards