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Definition of "expostulatory" [ex•pos•tu•la•to•ry]

  • Of, characterized by, or exhibiting expostulation. (adjective)

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Use "expostulatory" in a sentence
  • "Dot Moxon's expostulatory and belligerent voice dominating the broken murmur of male voices."
  • "Older SF actually had a lot of "expostulatory lumps," and I rather liked them you can find some of the same sort of writing in the parts of Moby Dick and Les Miserables that are usually abridged out of those works."
  • "I drew Joe away, and he immediately became placable; merely stating to me, in an obliging manner and as a polite expostulatory notice to any one whom it might happen to concern, that he were not"