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.

WOW

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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I hope you guys like this word and hope it’s useful to you in some or the other way! If you want to check out more words like this, then visit my page:

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43 Comments on “Word Of The Week (WOW #20)

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    • Hi Staci! Thanks a lot… and yes, it’s a lot like demonstrate!
      I’ve been a bit busy with my book preps, but I’m hoping to catch up with your amazing blog posts in the coming week… I’ve been away from blogging for quite a while now!
      I hope everything is well at your end as well!
      Have a great day dear ❤

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      • No problem at all Heena. Life seems to have a way of getting busy, doesn’t it? I haven’t been as active as I have in the past either.
        Things are great on my end. Hope all is well with you too dear.
        🙂 ❤

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