(1) It's easy for historians to expostulate about societal trends and reactions or to theorize about the lasting impact of this or that event on the evolution of some socio-economic group.(2) Oh, and before people e-mail me about this, let me say: Of course I expostulate on the blog about subjects on which I'm not an expert.(3) Her works do not expostulate on art issues or complain about a difficult early life.(4) Before he has any chance to expostulate , he is mortally wounded by the tenor and dies.(5) An official could expostulate with the emperor over his decisions and policies, but never rebel.(6) ├ö├ç├┐Oh, come on,├ö├ç├û Petra expostulated , rolling her eyes.(7) When I wailed about this to the executive in charge of shepherding the Australian through production and distribution, he was expostulatory .(8) Anybody who has been the victim of a judge who has been premature in his expostulations has good reason to recall how devastating outbursts can be.(9) Later, amidst thousands of adversaries, he expostulated by initiating and appealing for re-adopting conventional ethical and religious norms people had deviated from.(10) At one point, he expostulated on another aspect of the centrist outlook: the glorification of backwardness.(11) If you read down the Hansard report, you'll see he then loses control altogether, peevishly expostulating , ├ö├ç├┐We do not need moral lectures from the Conservative party.├ö├ç├û(12) I groggily expostulated into the mouthpiece, while using my free hand to rub the bruise I could feel forming on my face.(13) He expostulates , but Ginger stands firm, and, because her stylishness is all-powerful, he has to give in.(14) I'm glad to see plenty of letters expostulating about the preposterous piece in the newspaper.(15) I offhandedly expostulated whilst continuing to read her two page monologue.(16) This, under the circumstances, has been justly characterized by one of the witnesses as an expression of remonstrance or expostulation .