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expressing

verb , present participle of express

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1 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion)
  • in a true democracy, a person can freely express his or her views
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2 to apply external pressure on so as to force out the juice or contents of
  • except as a fun event at festivals, nowadays people do not make wine by expressing grapes with their feet
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3 to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind
  • an upraised thumb is now universally recognized as a gesture expressing approval or encouragement
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4 to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • could you express your opinion of the book in words a little more precise than "lousy"?
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5 to represent in visible form
  • towering spires express in glass and steel the optimism of the age
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