expostulatory

[ik-spos-chuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
Also ex·pos·tu·la·tive [ik-spos-chuh-ley-tiv] /ɪkˈspɒs tʃəˌleɪ tɪv/.

Origin of expostulatory

First recorded in 1580–90; expostulate + -ory1
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