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remonstrate
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition argue in protest or opposition
  • She saw her father's face, with its bold brow, and reverend white beard that flowed over the old-fashioned Elizabethan ruff; her mother's, too, with the look of heedful and anxious love which it always wore in her remembrance, and which, even since her death, had so often laid the impediment of a gentle remonstrance in her daughter's pathway.
    Chapter 2 -- The Market Place (91% in)
remonstrance = argument in protest or opposition
There are no more uses of "remonstrate" in The Scarlet Letter.

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