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expound

((up)on someone or something) (to someone) to speak at length about someone or something to someone. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) Let me expound upon Tom to you for a while. I think you need all the details on his qualifications. Please do not expound on Bill anymore.
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who expound on the joys of getting obsessively lost in these miniature worlds of words.
Harvey does not expound the merits of vegetarianism, frozen politeness, the decline of Anglican funds/congregations, or torching "the old liturgy.
with these transient matters puts those who expound these concerns very much in the camp of the feudal lords, monarchs, farmers, and the religious and political leaders of some five hundred years ago when the agrarian age gave way to the industrial age.
This is not to say that there was shortage of baby boomers willing to expound on mistakes made and lessons learned during their political heyday.
Rich executives had come to hear the world's richest executive expound on what conference literature had advertised as his recipe "to bring the benefits of connectivity and participation in the e-economy to all the world's 6 billion people.
Lastly, Williams fails to expound on the details of the Jeffery-Ayers controversy which was a highly publicized event during the Cook administration (p.
Today's parishioners," he says, "have been conditioned to believe (by television, for example) that anything that takes more than 10 minutes to expound cannot be true, and that if it's really important you ought to be able to say it in less than a minute.
At Davis's invitation, Vice-President Al Gore convened a community meeting in Tampa to discuss government proposals for long-term care spending; unfortunately, the Vice-President used the opportunity to expound on making it possible for more seniors to live at home longer rather than on fixing the financial problems confronting nursing home facilities.
The story is extremely tightly constructed to expound the story line and, what is more important, gradually to reveal the futility and falsity of the girl's life.
In a chapter called "Relations," Amir Abdul Latiyf Hamin and his three wives expound on the issue of polygamy and how it is handled, at least by one family.
Chapters expound at length upon the material, form, meaning, style, permanence, composites, context, and conception of music, and the interplay between music's creation, message and perceived meaning, and an intuitive comprehension.
Arnold seems to expound on issues which are expeditious and not clearly thought out.
Ordinary Catholics need to hear faithful theologians who can expound on and explain the teachings of the faith in a simple, uplifting and inspiring manner.
to be confused with the Greek wine god Dionysus in the Hellenistic world--a subject I have yearned to expound on for years.
In general, I find that too many in the gay community hold or expound one monolithic view.