Etymology: From expostulÄre, "expostulate," from ex- + postulÄre, "to demand or claim." See expostulate.
- (context, countable) The act of reasoning earnestly in order to dissuade or remonstrate.
- (context, uncountable) A comment of earnest reasoning meant to dissuade or remonstrate.
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