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Word: espouse

Definition: adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal


Sentences Containing 'espouse'

Beyond the bathers can be observed protruding rock-like formations or boulders—with highlights of primary color—that appear to espouse elements of the foreground.
Her technique consists of setting the suitors up in one-on-one, on-camera interviews, in which she asks them, point blank, to espouse their feelings about dating and marriage, leading to a series of brutally honest and occasionally hilarious confessions.
Indeed, historical materialism calls into question why Marx would espouse "his" ideas so vehemently if he thought that they would have no influence.

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