protestation


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the act of expressing strong or reasoned opposition

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a formal and solemn declaration of objection

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a strong declaration of protest

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It is not by protestations that I shall endeavour to convince you I am wronged; it is not by telling you that my affections are steady.
Naturally, with her face, position, and background, she had experience of young men who wished to marry her, and made protestations of love, but, perhaps because she did not return the feeling, it remained something of a pageant to her.
He recalled the haughty contempt with which his protestations of love had been received.
She greeted them, however, with a cheerful smile, and protestations of pleasure at the happy meeting equal to their own.
Would you believe my protestations, and honour and trust me under such circumstances?
Protestations and entreaties were matters of course, in such cases.
I promise you faithfully you shall one day know; but I am under the most solemn ties and engagements of honour, as well as the most religious vows and protestations, to conceal his name at this time.
Two months after marriage her husband abandoned her, and her impassioned protestations of affection he met with a sarcasm and even hostility that people knowing the count's good heart, and seeing no defects in the sentimental Lidia, were at loss to explain.
I did my best to stop the torrent of his tears and protestations by persisting in treating the whole adventure as a good subject for a joke; and succeeded at last, as I imagined, in lessening Pesca's overwhelming sense of obligation to me.
When this was over, he stayed but a little while, but he put almost a handful of gold in my hand, and left me, making a thousand protestations of his passion for me, and of his loving me above all the women in the world.
When we were together he began to talk very gravely to me, and to tell me he did not bring me there to betray me; that his passion for me would not suffer him to abuse me; that he resolved to marry me as soon as he came to his estate; that in the meantime, if I would grant his request, he would maintain me very honourably; and made me a thousand protestations of his sincerity and of his affection to me; and that he would never abandon me, and as I may say, made a thousand more preambles than he need to have done.
However, as he pressed me to speak, I told him I had no reason to question the sincerity of his love to me after so many protestations, but--and there I stopped, as if I left him to guess the rest.
Venus de plusieurs communes (El Kseur, Tichy, Tameridjt, Aokas, Semaoun, Tizi n'Berber, Chellata-), ils etaient quelque 500 travailleurs a se masser devant le siege de la wilaya, lieu de predilection des mouvements de protestation.
Rien moins qu'une batterie d'actions de protestation dont plusieurs ont ete deja programmees.
Al-Amin a transmis au charge d'affaire Sud Soudanais la protestation et la condamnation du gouvernement soudanais contre la promulgation de l'ambassade de Sud Soudan d'un visa urgent pour la citoyenne Mme.