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To be harmful or give distress or discomfort, specif. physical discomfort
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  1. To be harmful or give distress or discomfort, specif. physical discomfort
  2. To have a differing opinion:
  3. To differ in opinion; often, specif., to quarrel or dispute
To argue or debate (a question); discuss pro and con
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  1. To argue or debate (a question); discuss pro and con
  2. To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
  3. To argue; debate
To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
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  1. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  2. To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To bring a legal case testing the validity of an action, particularly by the government.
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  1. To bring a legal case testing the validity of an action, particularly by the government.
  2. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To leave out; exclude:
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  1. To leave out; exclude:
  2. (Now Rare) To object; take exception
  3. To object:
To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
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  1. To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
  2. To reason with a person earnestly, objecting to that person's actions or intentions; remonstrate (with)
  3. To say in protest; object:
To make a violent verbal attack; talk or write bitterly (against); rail
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  1. To make a violent verbal attack; talk or write bitterly (against); rail
  2. To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently.
To present a dissenting or opposing argument; raise an objection:
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  1. To present a dissenting or opposing argument; raise an objection:
  2. To put forward in or as a reason for opposition; offer as criticism:
  3. To bring forward as a reason, instance, etc.; adduce
To participate in a public demonstration in opposition to (something):
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  1. To participate in a public demonstration in opposition to (something):
  2. To express disapproval; object; dissent
  3. (Law) To declare an objection and reservation of rights of (a claim being made) while taking an action that would otherwise imply consent or agreement.
To say or plead in protest, objection, complaint, etc.
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  1. To say or plead in protest, objection, complaint, etc.
  2. (Obs.) To point out; show; demonstrate
  3. To present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate
To drive or move (a ball, etc.) by striking with the foot
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  1. To drive or move (a ball, etc.) by striking with the foot
  2. To oppose by argument; protest.
  3. (Informal) To object strongly; complain; grumble
To utter a harsh scream; screech.
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  1. To utter a harsh scream; screech.
  2. To utter a loud, harsh cry, as a parrot or chicken does
  3. (Informal) To complain or protest noisily or peevishly.
A demand for explanation or justification; a calling into question:
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  1. A demand for explanation or justification; a calling into question:
  2. A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition:
  3. (Law) A formal objection or exception to a person who has been chosen as a prospective juror
In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal.
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  1. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal.
  2. One that is excepted, especially a case that does not conform to a rule or generalization.
  3. A case to which a rule, general principle, etc. does not apply
A statement opposing something that is about to occur in a courtroom, or has already occurred, as being improper, out of order, or against procedural rules. It is up to the judge to rule on the objection’s validity, or to overrule it. A timely objection that is entered into the trial record, along with appropriate argument on its validity, may form the basis for an appeal to a higher court. See also challenge and motion in limine. A statement opposing something that is about to occur in a courtroom, or has already occurred, as being improper, out of order, or against procedural rules. It is up to the judge to rule on the objection’s validity, or to overrule it. A timely objection that is entered into the trial record, along with appropriate argument on its validity, may form the basis for an appeal to a higher court. See also challenge and motion in limine.
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  1. A statement opposing something that is about to occur in a courtroom, or has already occurred, as being improper, out of order, or against procedural rules. It is up to the judge to rule on the objection’s validity, or to overrule it. A timely objection that is entered into the trial record, along with appropriate argument on its validity, may form the basis for an appeal to a higher court. See also challenge and motion in limine. A statement opposing something that is about to occur in a courtroom, or has already occurred, as being improper, out of order, or against procedural rules. It is up to the judge to rule on the objection’s validity, or to overrule it. A timely objection that is entered into the trial record, along with appropriate argument on its validity, may form the basis for an appeal to a higher court. See also challenge and motion in limine.
  2. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
  3. (--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
A written declaration by the master of a ship attesting to the fact that damages or losses were sustained from unavoidable natural causes, and rejecting any liability of the officers and crew
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  1. A written declaration by the master of a ship attesting to the fact that damages or losses were sustained from unavoidable natural causes, and rejecting any liability of the officers and crew
  2. (Law) A declaration of objection and reservation of rights, made when action would otherwise imply consent or agreement:
  3. A formal declaration of disapproval or objection issued by a concerned person, group, or organization.
The act of protesting
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  1. The act of protesting
  2. A strong or formal expression of dissent.
  3. A protest; objection
A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
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  1. A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
  2. An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.
  3. A remonstration; disapproval; a formal, usually written, protest or objection.
The black-crowned night heron
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  1. The black-crowned night heron
  2. A noisy complaint.
  3. (Informal) A loud, raucous complaint or protest
(Slang) A sudden, striking surprise; a twist.
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  1. (Slang) A sudden, striking surprise; a twist.
  2. (Slang) A complaint; a protest.
  3. One's turn at kicking
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