[ verb ] argue in protest or opposition
Used in print(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
The part of the mind that preserves dates and events may remonstrate , `` It could have been like that for only a_little while '' ; but true memory does not count nor add : it holds fast to things that were and they are outside of time .
[ verb ] censure severely or angrily
"The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car" "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister" "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup" "check" is archaic