Definition of Expostulations

1. Noun. (plural of expostulation) ¹



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Definition of Expostulations

1. expostulation [n] - See also: expostulation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expostulations

expositionary
expositions
expositive
expositor
expositorily
expositors
expository
expositour
exposits
expostulate
expostulated
expostulates
expostulating
expostulatingly
expostulation
expostulations (current term)
expostulatory
exposture
exposure
exposure dose
exposure keratitis
exposure meter
exposure meters
exposure odds ratio
exposure therapy
exposure treatment
exposures
expound
expounded
expounder

Literary usage of Expostulations

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1. A Body of Divinity: Wherein the Christian Religion are Explained and by Thomas Ridgley, James Patriot Wilson (1815)
"Such expostulations us these, when used by us, signify, that we earnestly desire the good of others, and are often warning them of their danger: but all is ..."

2. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1865)
"A letter'^ of Cromwell's to the king's ambassador in France, full of expostulations. SIR, August the 23rd. KX MS.S. AFTER my most hearty recommendations, ..."

3. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"In this ship Mr. Weston sent a large leter to Mr. Carver, ye late Gover, now deseased, full of complaints & expostulations aboute former ..."

4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... acknowledge their own dotage, weakness, fury, yet they cannot withstand it; as well may witness those expostulations and confessions of Dido in Virgil: ..."

5. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"and acknowledge their own dotage, weakness, fury, yet they cannot withstand it ; as well may witness those expostulations and confessions of Dido in Virgil ..."

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