Dissent

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Expressing IndividualityPlay
Use 'dissent' to show personal opinion diverging from a group norm or authority. SlideHe dissented by choosing an unconventional career path.
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Not Just OppositionPlay
'Dissent' can imply careful thought, not simply being contrary. SlideHer dissent was based on painstaking research.
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Subtle DisagreementPlay
'Dissent' is a gentler, less confrontational way of disagreeing. SlideThey dissented without disrupting the meeting.