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expostulate meaning

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  • Verb: expostulate  ik'spóschu`leyt
    1. Reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion

    Derived forms: expostulates, expostulated, expostulating

    See also: expostulation

    Type of: argue, reason

Examples
  • He wanted to plunge in and expostulate with her.
  • But the others turned on him, expostulating.
  • I expostulated with him with all the energy of which i was master.
  • She expostulated with her husband on his habit of smoking in bed.
  • She expostulated with her husband on his habit of smoking in bed.
  • She expostulated with her husband about his habit of smoking in bed.
  • "we can't count on the war ending," natalie expostulated.
  • The father expostulated with his son about the foolishness of leaving school.
  • The friar took the advantage to expostulate with him on the unmanly weakness which he had shown.
  • She expostulated with her husband about the evils of gambling
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