The remonstrative shouts of his friends, however, induced him to desist, and he sat down to work in a less perilous position.
“Another stop for a chimbley,” he muttered, with a remonstrative growl.
A sudden smile from among the clouds lit up Shaw's ruddy, remonstrative countenance, as he put this question, and Oona smiled too.
“There, I told you how it would be,” said Sam in an ill-used, remonstrative tone.
But Spinkie did not seem to perceive the necessity, for he clung closer to his master with a remonstrative croak.
He turned back with a sort of remonstrative growl, and re-entered the back lane, but Signor Twittorini was gone.
In a few minutes the two hen-coops were placed face to face and lashed firmly together, despite the remonstrative poultry.
“A pretty boast for a man in present safety,” remarked the Hebrew, with a remonstrative shake of the head.
He met her outburst with a remonstrative gesture, but there was a mellow light in his eyes and his face had softened.
But Spinkie did not seem to perceive the necessity, for he clung closer to his master with a remonstrative, croak.
1590s, "make plain," back-formation from remonstration, or else from Medieval Latin remonstratus, past participle of remonstrare "to demonstrate" (see remonstrance). Meaning "to exhibit or present strong reasons against" is from 1690s. Related: Remonstrated; remonstrating.