protest

All Noun Verb
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  • We shall sit in protest and the people who sent us here shall judge us. Cited from Theodore Roosevelt; An Intimate Biography, Thayer
  • Civil rights and anti-war protests were at their height during this time.
  • The album also include a number of protest songs about poverty and civil rights.
  • Three young people died during the day the protests took place.
  • He wanted to present the country in a positive light without protests.
  • This protest helped lay the foundation for political action that would ultimately lead to independence.
  • Large scale protests against the Chinese government took place around the country.
  • A protest against the Israeli government started four months after the war ended.
  • The soldiers shot and killed people, who refused to go home and kept protesting.
  • It was the largest national women's peace protest of the 20th century.
  • Many protested a plan to build a bridge to the site as well.
  • Smaller protest actions continued in other cities for a few days.
  • An attempt by the authorities to move them led to protests by local residents.
  • The leaders of the protest decided to give up their activity.
  • Six council officers resigned in protest and the incident made national news.
  • Following this action the coalition of political forces decided to call off the protests.
  • He protested for a period of time by lying down on the track.
  • If their parents protested they were held at bay by police.
  • He is taken away, protesting he was only following his moral duty.
  • He was one of the first to protest against all means of torture.
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Meaning of protest

  • noun A formal and solemn declaration of objection
    they finished the game under protest to the league president, the senator rose to register his protest, the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
  • noun The act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval
    he shouted his protests at the umpire, a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall
  • verb Utter words of protest
  • verb Express opposition through action or words
    dissent to the laws of the country
  • verb Affirm or avow formally or solemnly
    The suspect protested his innocence