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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To take offense; to object or protest.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. raise a formal objection in a court of law


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  • "But we 're Englishmen," said one of them, "and we take exception to the line, 'Khaki clad cut-throats,' meaning of course the English constabulary."

    Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography

  • There was not an ounce of anything anyone could take exception to in Stokes’s tone, nor yet any comfort they could draw from it.

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  • "And you're worried the Gabriel Corporation may take exception to you stirring up trouble?"



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