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Word of the Day – Expostulate

By February 2, 2018Word of the Day

Expostulate (verb)


Express strong disapproval or disagreement.

Mid 16th century (in the sense ‘demand how or why, state a complaint’): from Latin expostulat- ‘demanded’, from the verb expostulare, from ex- ‘out’ + postulare ‘demand’.

Example sentences

“She often exposulates, rising into epic rants.”

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