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remonstrate
used in Pygmalion

3 uses
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Definition
argue in protest or opposition
  • PICKERING [in good-humored remonstrance] Does it occur to you, Higgins, that the girl has some feelings?
    Act 2 (35% in)
remonstrance = arguing in protest
  • DOOLITTLE [remonstrating] Now, now, look here, Governor.
    Act 2 (65% in)
  • DOOLITTLE [remonstrating] Now, now, Henry Higgins! have some consideration for my feelings as a middle class man.
    Act 5 (21% in)

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