Nov
15
2013

remonstrate

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

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transitive verb

to say in opposition, protest, or objection.
example: “But what about our families?” he remonstrated.

intransitive verb

to object, complain, or protest, esp. by giving reasons.
example: The neighbors remonstrated with the new tenants about their parties.
example: The two countries have been remonstrating with each other over the border for decades.

 

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