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- adj. Of, characterized by, or exhibiting remonstration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the character of a remonstrance; expressing remonstrance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, belonging to, or characterized by remonstrance; expostulatory; remonstrant.
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This man played pool only to serve his peevish and remonstrative God.
The man from Shropshire ventures another remonstrative
His father, remonstrative, but covertly proud of the excess, had paid his bills and brought him home.
"You should make the time, Rennie," he advised with the remonstrative tone of a parent.
He was reluctant to climb down again, but the long June day was coming to an end, the mosquitoes were moving in, and remonstrative yowls were coming from the toolshed.
"You come very often," replied Mr. Coldpin in a mildly remonstrative tone.
To our astonishment, the great creature does nothing but stand still, hold himself up, and roar -- yes, roar; a long, serious, remonstrative roar.
To our astonishment, the great creature does nothing but stand still, holds himself up, and roar -- yes, roar; a long, serious, remonstrative roar.
They entered the little gray house again, just in time to hear remonstrative squeaks from the E string of the diminutive violin, blended with disheartened moans from the A and growls of protest from the G string.
If you had been there, you would have been pardoned for thinking that the last of the Spencers had suddenly discovered that he was sitting upon a remonstrative bee.
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