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remonstrate
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Don Quixote
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  • He, though he remonstrated with me for my boldness, and condemned my resolution, when he saw me bent upon my purpose, offered to bear me company, as he said, to the end of the world.
  • …must know that a certain widow, fair, young, independent, and rich, and above all free and easy, fell in love with a sturdy strapping young lay-brother; his superior came to know of it, and one day said to the worthy widow by way of brotherly remonstrance, ’I am surprised, senora, and not without good reason, that a woman of such high standing, so fair, and so rich as you are, should have fallen in love with such a mean, low, stupid fellow as So-and-so, when in this house there are so…

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  • When she has a complaint with her staff, she will remonstrate quietly and in private.
  • The lawyers will remonstrate that we’re starting without a written agreement, but we trust each other.

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