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remonstrate
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The Age of Innocence
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remonstrate
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The Age of Innocence
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  • "In THIS weather?" she remonstrated; and with a sigh he buried his head in his book.
  • Her relatives considered that the penury of her table discredited the Mingott name, which had always been associated with good living; but people continued to come to her in spite of the "made dishes" and flat champagne, and in reply to the remonstrances of her son Lovell (who tried to retrieve the family credit by having the best chef in New York) she used to say laughingly: "What’s the use of two good cooks in one family, now that I’ve married the girls and can’t eat sauces?"

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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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