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expatiate

verb

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to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • the naturalist is known for her willingness to expatiate on any number of issues relating to wildlife and the environment

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The first known use of expatiate was circa 1552

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“Expatiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expatiate. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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