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  • expostulate — I verb admonish, advise against, animadvert upon, appeal against, argue, attempt to divert, cast reproach upon, castigate, caution, chastise, chide, convince to the contrary, correct, declaim against, dehort, deter, disapprove, discourage,… …   Law dictionary

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  • Aristo of Chios — Aristo (or Ariston) of Chios, ( el. Ἀρίστων ὁ Χίος), was a Stoic philosopher and colleague of Zeno of Citium, who flourished about 260 BC. He outlined a system of Stoic philosophy which in many ways was closer to earlier Cynic philosophy. He… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Expostulated — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Expostulating — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expostulate — expostulatingly, adv. expostulator, n. /ik spos cheuh layt /, v.i., expostulated, expostulating. to reason earnestly with someone against something that person intends to do or has done; remonstrate: His father expostulated with him about the… …   Universalium

  • expostulate — /əkˈspɒstʃuleɪt / (say uhk sposchoohlayt), /ɛk / (say ek ) verb (i) (expostulated, expostulating) to reason earnestly with a person against something he or she intends to do or has done; remonstrate (on, or upon): to expostulate with him on the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ex|pos|tu|late — «ehk SPOS chuh layt», intransitive verb, lat|ed, lat|ing. to reason earnestly with a person, protesting against something he means to do or has done; remonstrate in a friendly way: »The father expostulated with his son about the foolishness of… …   Useful english dictionary


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