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expostulatory

[ik-spos-chuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪkˈspɒs tʃə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
expostulating; conveying expostulation.
Also, expostulative
[ik-spos-chuh-ley-tiv] /ɪkˈspɒs tʃəˌleɪ tɪv/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; expostulate + -ory1
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