objecting


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Object \Ob*ject"\ ([o^]b*j[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
   Objected; p. pr. & vb. n. Objecting.] [L. objectus, p. p.
   of objicere, obicere, to throw or put before, to oppose; ob
   (see Ob-) + jacere to throw: cf. objecter. See Jet a
   shooting forth.]
   1. To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to
      oppose. [Obs.]
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            Of less account some knight thereto object,
            Whose loss so great and harmful can not prove.
                                                  --Fairfax.
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            Some strong impediment or other objecting itself.
                                                  --Hooker.
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            Pallas to their eyes
            The mist objected, and condensed the skies. --Pope.
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   2. To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of
      accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or
      adverse reason.
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            He gave to him to object his heinous crime.
                                                  --Spencer.
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            Others object the poverty of the nation. --Addison.
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            The book . . . giveth liberty to object any crime
            against such as are to be ordered.    --Whitgift.
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