except, except against (v.)
take exception to, object to, repudiate
R2 I.i.72[Bolingbroke to Mowbray] I ... lay aside my high blood's royalty, / Which fear, not reverence, makes thee to except
TG II.iv.153[Valentine to Proteus] thou wilt except against my love
TN I.iii.6[Sir Toby to Maria, of Olivia] let her except before excepted [i.e. exclude what has already been excluded]
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