EXPOS'TULATE, verb intransitive [Latin expostulo; ex and postulo, to require, probably from the root of posco.]
To reason earnestly with a person, on some impropriety of his conduct, representing the wrong he has done or intends, and urging him to desist, or to make redress; followed by with.
The emperor's embassador expostulated with the king, that he had broken the league with the emperor.
EXPOS'TULATE, verb transitive To discuss; to examine. [Not used.]