- v. 规劝；告诫；抗议
reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion
- They expostulated with him about the risks involved in his plan.
Connie expostulated roundly, and was angry with both of them.出自： D. H. Lawrence
I began to expostulate at the wasted time.出自： W. Golding
Semenov..started expostulating on the dangers of accidental or unauthorized missile launches.出自： H. Kissinger