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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Expostulate (0.00930 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Expostulate.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: expostulate expostulate v : reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion
English → English (gcide) Definition: Expostulate Expostulate \Ex*pos"tu*late\, v. t. To discuss; to examine. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To expostulate What majesty should be, what duty is. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Expostulate \Ex*pos"tu*late\ (?; 135), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Expostulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Expostulating.] [L. expostulatus, p. p. of expostulare to demand vehemently; ex out + postulare to ask, require. See Postulate.] 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. [1913 Webster] Men expostulate with erring friends; they bring accusations against enemies who have done them a wrong. --Jowett (Thuc. ). Syn: To remonstrate; reason. See Remonstrate. [1913 Webster]

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