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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: remonstrate (0.00920 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to remonstrate.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: argue in protest or opposition
2: present and urge reasons in opposition [syn: point out
3: censure severely or angrily; “The mother scolded the child
for entering a stranger's car”
; “The deputy ragged the
; “The customer dressed down the waiter for
bringing cold soup”
[syn: call on the carpet
, call down
, bawl out
, chew out
, chew up
, have words
English → English
(-str?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
(-str?*t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Remonstrating
[LL. remonstratus, p. p. of remonstrare to remonstrate; L.
pref. re- + monstrare to show. See Monster
To point out; to show clearly; to make plain or manifest;
hence, to prove; to demonstrate. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.
I will remonstrate to you the third door. --B. Jonson.
, v. i.
To present and urge reasons in opposition to an act, measure,
or any course of proceedings; to expostulate; as, to
remonstrate with a person regarding his habits; to
remonstrate against proposed taxation.
It is proper business of a divine to state cases of
conscience, and to remonstrate against any growing
corruptions in practice, and especially in principles.
Usage: These words are commonly interchangeable, the
principal difference being that expostulate is now
used especially to signify remonstrance by a superior
or by one in authority. A son remonstrates against the
harshness of a father; a father expostulates with his
son on his waywardness. Subjects remonstrate with
their rulers; sovereigns expostulate with the
parliament or the people.