Sentences Containing 'expound'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Throughout the film are graphics that expound upon statistical data.
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).
More Vocab Wordsemend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader