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remonstrate
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
argue, complain, or criticize
  • Miss Temple seemed to remonstrate.
    Chapter 7 (60% in)
  • I was about mechanically to obey him, without further remonstrance; but as he helped me into the carriage, he looked at my face.
    Chapter 24 (52% in)
  • ...received from her a turn at once coarse and trite, perverse and imbecile — when I perceived that I should never have a quiet or settled household, because no servant would bear the continued outbreaks of her violent and unreasonable temper, or the vexations of her absurd, contradictory, exacting orders — even then I restrained myself: I eschewed upbraiding, I curtailed remonstrance; I tried to devour my repentance and disgust in secret; I repressed the deep antipathy I felt.
    Chapter 27 (37% in)

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