Examples of protestation in a Sentence
Despite his protestations to the contrary, he appears to be guilty.
the governor went on television to make a passionate protestation of his innocence in the bribery scandal
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Despite his protestations to the contrary, no penalty was given and, as play was allowed to continue, Ronaldo allowed himself a wry smile.
Over his protestations, the full D.C. Circuit, in due time, sided with the teen.
Grace’s good manners and longtime protestations of innocence have convinced some that she has been taken advantage of.
Russia has previously made angry protestations about the deepening entwinement of Poland’s military with the Atlantic alliance.
McConnell was unmoved by the protestations, saying things are different.
Despite the protestations of those who felt that the party exploited the spiritual seriousness of Catholic art, the Met’s carpeted steps played host to a syncretic display of contemporary religious visuality.
Even when the first woman, Marie Curie, won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903, she was grudgingly granted it after protestations by her co-laureate husband, Pierre Curie.
Maryland, the Sun reported, was the first state to promise its votes to Humphrey as a bloc — this despite the protestations of Tydings and Baltimore Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro III.
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Definition of protestation for English Language Learners
: a strong statement that something is true when other people do not believe it is true
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