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Word: expound

Definition: explain


Sentences Containing 'expound'

But to suppose Cervantes deliberately setting himself to expound any such idea in two stout quarto volumes is to suppose something not only very unlike the age in which he lived, but altogether unlike Cervantes himself, who would have been the first to laugh at an attempt of the sort made by anyone else.
But what plays the mischief with this masterly code is the admirable brevity of it, which necessitates a vast volume of commentaries to expound it.
I should like to go farther, and give reasons to show that it is advisable to choose those who are to hold so necessary an office in the state, but this is not the fit place for it; some day I will expound the matter to some one able to see to and rectify it; all I say now is, that the additional fact of his being a sorcerer has removed the sorrow it gave me to see these white hairs and this venerable countenance in so painful a position on account of his being a pimp; though I know well there are no sorceries in the world that can move or compel the will as some simple folk fancy, for our will is free, nor is there herb or charm that can force it.
I then expounded to Miss Mills what I had endeavoured, so very unsuccessfully, to expound to Dora.
Improvisation occurs in the melody of the composition as well as in using the notes to expound the beauty of the "raga".
In the film, Godard cast himself as Lang's assistant director, and characteristically has Lang expound many of Godard's "New Wave" theories and opinions.
Occupying a middle position is David Reisman, who like Corbin believes that al-Farabi did not want to expound a political doctrine (although he does not go so far to attribute it to Islamic Gnosticism either).
The 14 stanzas of Speratus's text expound Luther's teaching concerning salvation by faith rather than by doing good works.
The Three Bodies of the Buddha from the point of view of Pure Land Buddhist thought can be broken down like so: As with earlier Buddhist thought, all three forms of the Buddha teach the same Dharma, but take on different forms to expound the truth.
These are the Laws ordained of God--these are His Edicts; these a man should expound and interpret; to these submit himself, not to the laws of Masurius and Cassius.
Throughout the film are graphics that expound upon statistical data.

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