Synonyms for Remonstrate:
n.cavil, haggle, dicker, feud, fight it out, dispute, fight, bicker, clash. demur, set up a squawk, inveigh, take exception, protest, support, challenge, except, expostulate, squawk, object, kick. •remonstrate (noun)
chew out, reproof, berate, point out, lambaste, chew up, have words, rebuke, bawl out, lambast, rag, lecture, dress down, chide, trounce, reprimand, jaw, scold.
lecture, rebuke, berate, reprimand, chide, cavil.
criticize, animadvert, disapprove, object, demur, deprecate, expostulate, oppose, disparage, recriminate, decry, pick flaws, argue, reason with, frown upon, nag.
decry, protest, fight, animadvert, disparage, demur, challenge, oppose, dispute, expostulate, criticize, deprecate, object, take exception, except, inveigh, frown upon, disapprove, scold, nag, recriminate.
nag, criticize. demur, inveigh, squawk. protest, except. kick. •condemn
•Other relevant words:
challenge, bicker, disapprove, criticize, kick, object, fight, animadvert, disparage, nag, squawk, take exception, decry, protest, except, argue, dispute, oppose, demur, recriminate, expostulate, deprecate, frown upon, set up a squawk, inveigh.
Usage examples for remonstrate
But the king's reply to Calvaert, when, after the interview with Villeroy, that envoy was admitted to the royal dressing room for private conversation and took the occasion to remonstrate with his Majesty on these intrigues with the Spanish agent, was that he should send off Balvena in such fashion that it would take from the cardinal- archduke all hope of troubling him with any further propositions. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley