except, except against (v.) 1
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]