remonstrance


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remonstrance

noun admonishment, admonitio, animadversion, argument, castigation, censure, challenge, chastisement, correction, criticism, dehortation, demur, determent, discouragement, dissuasion, exception, exhortation, expostulation, exprobration, gainsaying, objurgation, opposition, protest, protestation, rebuke, reclamatio, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, warning
See also: admonition, blame, complaint, criticism, culpability, diatribe, disapprobation, disapproval, discredit, dispute, dissension, exception, objection, opposition, protest, reply, reprimand

REMONSTRANCE. A petition to a court, or deliberative or legislative body, in which those who have signed it request that something which it is in contemplation to perform shall not be done.

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This was a mild self-justification on the part of the 'Ruthven raiders', certainly by comparison with the Remonstrance, to be discussed below.
Our duty to God comes first in the "Memorial and Remonstrance," but, Rosen concluded, it is a weak one.
in English history was the Grand Remonstrance presented to the king?
Let us not seek to make it less monstrous, for our own convenience, our own sense of beauty, lest, awakened in one unthinkable hour, we are embarrassed by the miracle, and crushed by remonstrance.
One hundred and eighty years earlier, James Madison, in his famous "Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments," said that "the opinions of men, depending only on the evidence contemplated by their own minds[,] cannot follow the dictates of other men.
She replied that a common mother-to-daughter remonstrance would be, "I can see hair"--a way to admonish a daughter to tighten her headscarf.
Mohammad Fayeq also said that for the 3rd time the businessmen have showed remonstrance and asked for the opening of the way to Baghdad.
109), of which such material sources provide crucial evidence, were just as much inspirations and foils for Sima Xiangru's poetry as were more staid theories of poetic remonstrance espoused by advocates of a restrained classicism.
In addition, it authorizes formal resource studies of Mill Springs Battlefield, Kentucky; Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument, New York; the Flushing Remonstrance, New York; West Hunter Street Baptist Church, Georgia; and New Philadelphia, Illinois.
He, on the occasion, also directed Commissioner Refugees Sindh to provide a 24hour helpline to the refugees against any remonstrance.
This was reflected not only in James Madison's Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments (Memorial and Remonstrance), and the subsequent Virginia Bill for Religious Liberty, but also in numerous state constitutions at the time which prohibited use of public funds for ministry.
They contributed to a debate over church government begun by Joseph Hall, bishop of Exeter, in An Humble Remonstrance to the High Court of Parliament (1640/1).