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Word: remonstrate

Definition: protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest


Sentences Containing 'remonstrate'

'Don't you think, my dear,' said I, 'it would be better for you to remonstrate with Mary Anne?'
I had it in my thoughts to remonstrate with him upon his desperate way of pursuing any fancy that he took--such as this buffeting of rough seas, and braving of hard weather, for example--when my mind glanced off to the immediate subject of our conversation again, and pursued that instead.
I was going to remonstrate; but he silenced me by pouring them into my trowsers' pockets.
``And did you not remonstrate against such infamy?''

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