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expostulation

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a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent
  • despite the earnest expostulations of her friends, Jessica continued to date the foul-tempered guy

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The first known use of expostulation was in 1540

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“Expostulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expostulation. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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