Complete Definition of "expostulate"

English

Etymology
First attested circa w:16th century|16th century, from L. expostulatus, past participle of expostulare, "to demand or claim," from ex- + postulare, "to demand."

Verb
en-verb|expostulat|ing

  1. To protest or remonstrate.

Synonyms
challenge
demur
except
inveigh
kick
object
protest
remonstrate
squawk

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