remonstrate

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  • I felt very certain, however, that she had been remonstrating with her father. Cited from An Amiable Charlatan, by E. P. Oppenheim
  • He is not the sort of man one would care about remonstrating with. Cited from With Lee in Virginia, by G. A. Henty
  • He also remonstrated with her upon her way of living, and asked her why she did such things. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • Having obtained the confidence of his prince, one may then remonstrate with him. Cited from Confucian Analects, by James Legge
  • And before she could remonstrate, his coat was off and he at work. Cited from Taken Alive, by E. P. Roe
  • I even went to the length of remonstrating, but it was without effect. Cited from Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters, by Henry Wallace Phillips
  • She had remonstrated with her father when the new partnership was first formed. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini
  • A lady passing one day stopped and remonstrated with one of them. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, December, 1880, by Various
  • I, at last, asked the reason of this, and why they did not remonstrate? Cited from Domestic Manners of the Americans, by Fanny Trollope
  • It was impossible to remonstrate with him until we were both outside in the street. Cited from A Thief in the Night, by E. W. Hornung
  • It would never do to let her go on in this way; he began to remonstrate. Cited from Burnham Breaker, by Homer Greene
  • When I remonstrated with him, he rose up and struck me on the mouth. Cited from The Upas Tree, by Florence L. Barclay
  • How the familiar scenes of his home and native city remonstrated with his choice! Cited from The First Soprano, by Mary Hitchcock
  • She was out into the hall before he could remonstrate, had he had the energy to do it. Cited from The Moving Picture Girls, by Laura Lee Hope
  • He remonstrated, moreover, against the manner in which they had followed up their success. Cited from The History of Napoleon Buonaparte, by John Gibson Lockhart
  • We don't know her; we could not remonstrate as a friend of her own might. Cited from Prince Fortunatus, by William Black
  • By this time she had found out that we had left the surface, and began to remonstrate. Cited from Across the Zodiac, by Percy Greg
  • Several of his friends came and remonstrated with him against such an exposure of his life. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17, by Charles Francis Horne
  • She had thought of remonstrating with him, but her courage had failed her. Cited from The Sheik, by E. M. Hull
  • Dear Charles, you must go; but you spoke of remonstrating with my father. Cited from Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain, by William Carleton
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Words starting with remonstrate

Meaning of remonstrate

  • verb Argue in protest or opposition
  • verb Present and urge reasons in opposition