Word Of The Week (WOW #20)

Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me), it’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

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Here’s the WOW for this week :

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Word:

Remonstrate

Part Of Speech:

Verb

Derivatives:

remonstration: noun

remonstrative: adjective

remonstrator: noun

Pronunciation: 

ri-mon-streyt | ˈrɛmənstreɪt

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Meaning:

-make a forcefully reproachful protest

-argue in protest or opposition

Synonyms:

Complain, reprimand, protest, take a stand against, object strongly to, deplore, condemn, criticize.

Antonyms:

Accept, agree, allow, approve, consent, concede, go along, support, give in

Word Origin: 

late 16th century (in the sense ‘make plain’): from medieval Latin remonstrat-‘demonstrated’, from the verb remonstrare, from re- (expressing intensive force) + monstrare ‘to show’.

Use in sentence: 

  • He turned angrily to remonstrate with Tommy
  • Australian players remonstrated over him taking a run on an overthrow because the ball had deflected off him.
  • Both Hames and Church took to Twitter to remonstrate with the mediamogul, demanding an apology.

Here are some images showing “remonstration”:

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