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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion.

Usage examples (35)
  • The generous nature of Safie was outraged by this command ; she attempted to expostulate with her father, but he left her angrily, reiter- ating his tyrannical mandate.
  • Verb (used without object), : His father expostulated with him about the evils of gambling
  • Only if he had that kind of expostulate during football games.
  • He began to expostulate with me on my latest folly. for more
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