Remonstrant

Part of speech: noun

One who remonstrates

Part of speech: adjective

Of or like a remonstrance.

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Usage examples "remonstrant":

  1. He had at first told, them that their services would be merely required for the forcible liberation of two Remonstrant clergymen, Niellius and Poppius, from the prison at Haarlem. - "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1619-23", John Lothrop Motley.
  2. The defenders of the Remonstrant cause and of the principles of provincial sovereignty were not lacking in the vigour and virulence of their replies; and the Advocate himself felt that the accusations which were made against him demanded a formal and serious rejoinder. - "History of Holland", George Edmundson.
  3. After the Advocate's death, except for the persecution directed against the Remonstrant party, the course of public affairs went on smoothly. - "History of Holland", George Edmundson.