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dissent
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • —Her daughter could not quite agree with her, but her dissent was not heard, and therefore gave no offence.
  • —She attended to all that Mrs. Jennings had to say upon the subject, with an unchanging complexion, dissented from her in nothing, and was heard three times to say, "Yes, ma’am.

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  • The Alien and Sedition Acts were attempts to silence early political dissent in America.
  • The Supreme Court was unanimous except for one dissenting opinion.

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