expound (up)on (someone or something)

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expound (up)on (someone or something)

To talk about or explain someone or something in detail. Please expound on Claire to me because I can't understand some of the wacky things she's done. I had to expound upon my thesis proposal, but the professor did eventually approve my topic.
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In corporate lunchrooms all over the industrialized world, the elder gurus of the engineering profession sit around the table, surrounded by wide-eyed apprentices as they expound upon one tale or another.