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expound

  

      vb   when intr, foll by: on or about   to explain or set forth (an argument, theory, etc.) in detail  
to expound on one's theories, he expounded his reasoning     
     (C13: from Old French espondre, from Latin exponere to set forth, from ponere to put)  
  expounder      n  
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expound

  
  
describe, elucidate, explain, explicate     (formal)   illustrate, interpret, set forth, spell out, unfold  

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expounder, expo, expand, expend

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