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Synonyms for expostulate

to express opposition, often by argument

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reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion

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Both I and Mr Reader expostulated with the complainant for coming into the carriage in the dirty class he was.
That theory is no longer so far fetched according to geneticist Dr Adam Rutherford who expostulated the Charlemagne theory.
There is no such thing as society," Mrs Thatcher famously expostulated with a distillation of the essence of the liberal creed, "There are individual men and women, and there are families.
It was, as one Filipino expostulated in an interview as though he were expressing a truth we hold to be self-evident-"because he's black.
In a second example of Tory prejudice, another politico, on being apprised of the New Directions intention to work to convince large corporations to keep more of Enfield's capital within Enfield, expostulated with us about the risk of chasing companies from the borough.
I can't go out of my home or buy anything from the market and of course no one can come to visit us," Dolly Hany, one of Rab residents, expostulated on the Facebook page 'Call for help from Rab residents'.
Ever since the robber barons stalked the earth and Balzac expostulated that "behind every great fortune is a crime," the media has attacked Wall Street, Madison Avenue, and anything to do with corporations.
Moreover, this new threshold existence is expostulated through the images of skulls.
We must be mad, literally mad, as a nation to be permitting the annual inflow of some 50,000 dependants, who are for the most part the material of the future growth of the immigrant-descended population," the high-brow former Cambridge scholar expostulated.
In his meditations on love, so beautifully expostulated in Hannah Arendt's Love and Saint Augustine, we are to be guided by outwardly directed charity, caritas, and that completes Christian identity.
In opposition to the first writers of fairy tales who expostulated the conservative social values of the fairy-tale genre in the nineteenth century and "[t]he morality and ethics of a male-dominated Christian civil order" (Zipes 2000, 9).
Turkish President Abdullah Gul said that he was surprised after Iraqi President Jalal Talabani expostulated on him by commenting that Ankara did not support him in recent Iraqi elections.
When he expostulated Bernhardt said calmly, "when I am on stage, my audiences will know that this is Cleopatra's hand.
An editorial in the Evening Gazette expostulated that "there is a class who go about the country driving with a recklessness and disregard for the lives of others that is almost beyond understanding.
What Kakar means is well expostulated in the medium that these artists have used to create art.