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dissent

1. Christianity separation from an established church; Nonconformism
2. the voicing of a minority opinion in announcing the decision on a case at law; dissenting judgment
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The Roman history records many instances of mischiefs to the republic from the dissensions between the Consuls, and between the military Tribunes, who were at times substituted for the Consuls.
From either, and especially from all these causes, the most bitter dissensions are apt to spring.
Mrs General likewise clearly understood that the attachment had occasioned much family grief and dissension.
In all this I see a too hasty desire to slander me and to raise dissension between us.
John's, and UCLA coach Steve Lavin dealt with speculation about his future and dissension among the team, the Bruins talked optimistically of rallying together.
But Jones' parents filed the civil complaint and won despite dissension from a few jurors.
Saying Rosamond has been through ``a year of turmoil and dissension,'' King wrote: ``It is not easy to continue to work wholeheartedly when there are people aggressively attacking you at every turn and every decision.
Stirring up dissension in the ranks will only hurt the people of Los Angeles, who need a strong department to serve and protect them.
While on a mission to the West Indies, he accuses members of the crew of plotting against him; meanwhile he offers extra rations of ale to the men to win their loyalty, causing dissension on the ship.
But Shareholders United vice-chairman Oliver Houston last night warned Glazer that he will continue to encounter dissension from fans.
At the very least they could be a little more creative in their dissension.
the chat room, will examine legal workplace issues ranging from abusive e-mail practices, sexual harassment and employer-employee dissension, to an update on applying standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act.