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 (rĭ-mŏn′strāt′, rĕm′ŏn-)
v. re·mon·strat·ed, re·mon·strat·ing, re·mon·strates
To say or plead in protest, objection, or reproof.
To reason or plead in protest; present an objection. See Synonyms at object.

[Medieval Latin remōnstrāre, remōnstrāt-, to demonstrate : Latin re-, re- + Latin mōnstrāre, to show (from mōnstrum, portent; see monster).]

re′mon·stra′tion (rē′mŏn-strā′shən, rĕm′ən-) n.
re·mon′stra·tive (rĭ-mŏn′strə-tĭv) adj.
re·mon′stra·tive·ly adv.
re·mon′stra′tor n.
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In 913, Du became Grand Counselor of the Golden Seal and Purple Ribbon (jinzi guanglu dafu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Imperial Remonstrator of the Left (zuo jianyi dafu [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), and Duke of Cai (Cai guogong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) with the sobriquet Gentleman of Great Accomplishment (Guangcheng xiansheng [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
11) Traditional Chinese historians praised Wei Zheng as an upright remonstrator whose relationship with Tang Taizong, a receptive emperor, was hailed as a model by traditional Chinese historians.
And then there were the Remonstrators, the people she knew who did not know him at all, who did what such people do and rallied to the side of the team they were meant to be on.