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expounds

verb
present tense third-person singular of expound

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1 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion)
  • a rambling interview in which the celebrated author expounds his views on an array of topics

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2 to make plain or understandable
  • at the start of the trial the judge expounded the legal difference between libel and slander to the jury

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“Expounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expounds. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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