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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Scenes of Shakespeare follow S-M porno shoots; protestations of romantic yearning come between depictions of graphic violence.
My Friday post—which argued Facebook is a media company, despite its protestations otherwise, and needs to accept the responsibilities that go along with that—provoked dozens of responses from CEO Daily readers.
For all his protestations, all his disavowals, the perception that Mourinho is inherently cautious, that his teams are not the most beautiful in the world, has long irked him.
Young British actor Nicholas Hoult steps into the role of smart-mouthed Jerry Salinger, who’s bad at school, chases women and lives to write, despite the protestations of his father (Victor Garber).
The young British actor Nicholas Hoult steps into the role of smart-mouthed Jerry Salinger, who's bad at school, chases women and lives to write, despite the protestations of his father (Victor Garber).
The following month, three government ministers ignored Prime Minister Hariri's protestations and attended the Damascus International Fair, an event designed to showcase that Syria was ready to resume business with the world.
On Tuesday, the administration, via Attorney General Jeff Sessions, ended the program despite deafening protestations.
Even as the United States joined the chorus of protestations, Barzani pushed ahead.
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First Known Use of protestation
Synonymsaffirmation, assertion, asseveration, avouchment, avowal, claim, declaration, insistence, profession
Related Wordsallegation; announcement, proclamation, pronouncement; argument, justification, rationalization, reason; confirmation, reaffirmation, reconfirmation, vindication
Near Antonymsdisclaimer; challenge, dispute, question; confutation, disproof, rebuttal, refutation; contradiction, denial, negation
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