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  Definition of remonstrate
  1. censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
  2. argue in protest or opposition
  3. present and urge reasons in opposition
Similar Words: call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast, point out

 

Hyponyms: chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct, tell off, brush down, represent

 

Derivational Morphology: chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing, scold, scolder, nag, nagger, common scold, rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand, lecture, speech, talking to, upbraider, reprover, reproacher, rebuker

 

Anagrams: easternmost

 

 
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