expostulate

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To protest or remonstrate

he affectionately loved many persons to whom he never or hardly ever shewed a countenance of love. Once on my venturing to expostulate with him on the subject, he reminded me of Solomon: “Many sons I have; it is not fit that I should smile on them.”.

to discuss
{v} to reason, argue, debate, dispute
{f} protest against, dispute; admonish, council
reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion
To reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of his conduct, representing the wrong he has done or intends, and urging him to make redress or to desist; to remonstrate; followed by with
If you expostulate, you express strong disagreement with someone. `For heaven's sake!' Dot expostulated. `They're cheap and they're useful.' For a moment I thought she was going to expostulate His family expostulated with him. = remonstrate. to express strong disapproval, disagreement, or annoyance with someone (past participle of expostulare, from postulare )
To discuss; to examine
expostulation
A comment of earnest reasoning meant to dissuade or remonstrate
expostulation
The act of reasoning earnestly in order to dissuade or remonstrate
expostulation
{n} a reasoning with, debate, charge
expostulated
past of expostulate
expostulates
third-person singular of expostulate
expostulating
present participle of expostulate
expostulation
an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
expostulation
an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof
expostulation
The act of expostulating or reasoning with a person in opposition to some impropriety of conduct; remonstrance; earnest and kindly protest; dissuasion
expostulation
{i} protest, dispute; admonition, council
expostulation
the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
expostulate
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