complaint or strong expression of disapproval,disagreement,opposition,etc.
affirm strongly;raise an 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"
"he shouted his protests at the umpire"
"a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall"
"dissent to the laws of the country"
"The suspect protested his innocence"
The most remarkable protests which appear in the journals of the peers.
出自： Ld Macaulay
She then..solemnly protested her innocence.
出自： T. Keightley
They'll protest any amount of pro-Western feeling.
出自： F. Tuohy