expostulate(redirected from expostulatory)
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expostulateverb admonish, advise against, aniiadvert upon, appeal against, argue, attempt to divert, cast reproach upon, castigate, caution, chastise, chide, connince to the contrary, correct, declaim against, dehort, deter, disapprove, discourage, disincline, dissuade, divert by appeal, divert by persuasion, enjoin, exclaim against, exhort against, find fault with, gainsay, give advice against, object, objurgate, oppose, premonish, protest, reason earnestly against, recommend against, remonstrate, take exception, talk out of, turn aside, urge against, view with disfavor, withhold assent
See also: accuse, admonish, argue, blame, castigate, censure, charge, counsel, demonstrate, discourage, forewarn, persuade, protest, reason, remonstrate, reprehend, urge, warn