Evince vs Expostulate - What's the difference?

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Evince is a related term of expostulate.


As verbs the difference between evince and expostulate

is that evince is while expostulate is to protest or remonstrate; to reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct.

evince

English

Verb

  • To show or demonstrate clearly; to manifest.
  • * South:
  • Common sense and experience must and will evince the truth of this.

    Derived terms

    * evincible

    Anagrams

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    expostulate

    English

    Verb

    (expostulat)
  • To protest or remonstrate; to reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct.
  • * Jowett
  • Men expostulate with erring friends; they bring accusations against enemies who have done them a wrong.
  • * 1719,
  • The tears would run plentifully down my face when I made these reflections; and sometimes I would expostulate with myself why Providence should thus completely ruin His creatures, and render them so absolutely miserable; so without help, abandoned, so entirely depressed, that it could hardly be rational to be thankful for such a life.
  • * 1843 , '', book 2, ch. XI, ''The Abbot’s Ways
  • […] he affectionately loved many persons to whom he never or hardly ever shewed a countenance of love. Once on my venturing to expostulate with him on the subject, he reminded me of Solomon: “Many sons I have; it is not fit that I should smile on them.”

    Synonyms

    * challenge * demur * except * inveigh * kick * object * protest * remonstrate * squawk ----