Definition of Expostulated

1. Verb. (past of expostulate) ¹



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Definition of Expostulated

1. expostulate [v] - See also: expostulate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expostulated

exposit
exposited
expositing
exposition
expositional
expositionary
expositions
expositive
expositor
expositorily
expositors
expository
expositour
exposits
expostulate
expostulated (current term)
expostulates
expostulating
expostulatingly
expostulation
expostulations
expostulatory
exposture
exposure
exposure dose
exposure keratitis
exposure meter
exposure meters
exposure odds ratio
exposure therapy

Literary usage of Expostulated

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1. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"The Scythian ambassadors expostulated with Alexander against his invasion of their country; King Richard expostulated with \Vat Tyler on the subject of his ..."

2. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"'Innocency cleared; the Liberties and Privileges of Gods People for Assembling together... calmly expostulated; and their refusal of all oaths in meekness ..."

3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"He had been in the habit of saying "Je renie Dieu" (" I deny God"), but his confessor, Father Coton, a Jesuit, expostulated with the royal penitent, ..."

4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"During his harangues several members of the house warmly expostulated with him on the imprudence of his conduct; but to no purpose. ..."

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