Remonstrate – To plead in protest
To remember the definition of the word remonstrate, use the following mnemonic:
There were only remnants of the monarchs long, straight (remonstrate) hair, and she pleaded in protest because of the hairdresser's mistake, could she please have it all put back on.
Examples of remonstrate in a sentence
He remonstrated when his mum grounded him for an entire year.
They decided it was best not to remonstrate the new rules as they would only have been wasting their time.
All the staff walked out of the restaurant to remonstrate the severe pay cuts and terrible management.