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Riot vs. Protest

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Riotnoun

Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult.

Protestverb

(intransitive) To make a strong objection.

‘How dare you, I protest!’; ‘The public took to the streets to protest over the planned change to the law.’;

Riotnoun

The tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by an unlawful assembly of three or more persons in the execution of some private object.

Protestverb

(transitive) To affirm (something).

‘I protest my innocence.’; ‘I do protest and declare’;

Riotnoun

A wide and unconstrained variety.

Protestverb

To object to.

‘They protested the demolition of the school.’;

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Riotnoun

(obsolete) Excessive and expensive feasting; wild and loose festivity; revelry.

Protestverb

To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove an affirmation; to appeal to.

Riotverb

To create or take part in a riot; to raise an uproar or sedition.

‘The nuclear protesters rioted outside the military base.’;

Protestverb

to make a solemn written declaration, in due form, on behalf of the holder, against all parties liable for any loss or damage to be sustained by non-acceptance or non-payment of (a bill or note). This should be made by a notary public, whose seal it is the usual practice to affix.

Riotverb

(obsolete) To act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, etc.

Protestnoun

A formal objection, especially one by a group.

‘They lodged a protest with the authorities.’;

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Riotnoun

Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult.

‘His headstrong riot hath no curb.’;

Protestnoun

A collective gesture of disapproval: a demonstration.

‘We held a protest in front of City Hall.’;

Riotnoun

Excessive and exxpensive feasting; wild and loose festivity; revelry.

‘Venus loveth riot and dispense.’; ‘The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day.’;

Protestverb

To affirm in a public or formal manner; to bear witness; to declare solemnly; to avow.

‘He protest that his measures are pacific.’; ‘The lady doth protest too much, methinks.’;

Riotnoun

The tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by an unlawful assembly of three or more persons in the execution of some private object.

Protestverb

To make a solemn declaration (often a written one) expressive of opposition; - with against; as, he protest against your votes.

‘The conscience has power . . . to protest againts the exorbitancies of the passions.’;

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Riotverb

To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the like; to revel; to run riot; to go to excess.

‘Now he exact of all, wastes in delight,Riots in pleasure, and neglects the law.’; ‘No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows.’;

Protestverb

To make a solemn declaration or affirmation of; to proclaim; to display; as, to protest one's loyalty.

‘I will protest your cowardice.’;

Riotverb

To disturb the peace; to raise an uproar or sedition. See Riot, n., 3.

Protestverb

To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove an affirmation; to appeal to.

‘Fiercely [they] opposedMy journey strange, with clamorous uproarProtesting fate supreme.’;

Riotverb

To spend or pass in riot.

‘[He] had rioted his life out.’;

Protestnoun

A solemn declaration of opinion, commonly a formal objection against some act; especially, a formal and solemn declaration, in writing, of dissent from the proceedings of a legislative body; as, the protest of lords in Parliament.

Riotnoun

a public act of violence by an unruly mob

Protestnoun

A solemn declaration in writing, in due form, made by a notary public, usually under his notarial seal, on behalf of the holder of a bill or note, protesting against all parties liable for any loss or damage by the nonacceptance or nonpayment of the bill, or by the nonpayment of the note, as the case may be.

Riotnoun

a state of disorder involving group violence

Protestnoun

a formal and solemn declaration of 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’;

Riotnoun

a joke that seems extremely funny

Protestnoun

the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

Riotnoun

a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

Protestnoun

the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval;

‘he shouted his protests at the umpire’; ‘a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall’;

Riotverb

take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot;

‘Students were rioting everywhere in 1968’;

Protestverb

utter words of protest

Riotverb

engage in boisterous, drunken merry-making;

‘They were out carousing last night’;

Protestverb

express opposition through action or words;

‘dissent to the laws of the country’;

Riot

A riot () is a form of civil disorder commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority, property, or people. Riots typically involve destruction of property, public or private.

Protestverb

affirm or avow formally or solemnly;

‘The suspect protested his innocence’;

Protest

A protest (also called a demonstration, remonstration or remonstrance) is a public expression of objection, disapproval or dissent towards an idea or action, typically a political one. Protests can take many different forms, from individual statements to mass demonstrations.

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