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  • verbstand up for; support
  • verbmarry

synonyms for espoused

  • adopt
  • advocate
  • defend
  • embrace
  • maintain
  • uphold
  • accept
  • approve
  • back
  • champion
  • get into
  • go in for
  • stand behind
  • take on
  • take up
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antonyms for espoused

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  • attack
  • desert
  • reject
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • divorce
  • forsake
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How to use espoused in a sentence

For a lot of fringe figures like anti-vaxxers, flat-earthers, and QAnon conspiracy theorists, espousing an extreme belief is not necessarily about the truth.
IT’S TIME TO RAISE THE COST OF SPREADING CONSPIRACY THEORIESMATTHEW HEIMERJANUARY 14, 2021FORTUNE
While I favor many of the programs espoused by the progressive left they must recognize how the country votes and how the country views their proposals as currently presented.
BIDENS SHOULD FIRST LIVE IN BLAIR HOUSEPETER ROSENSTEINDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
We are a family … Trainers who espouse the pack metaphor extract the “hierarchy” component and ignore the social context from which it emerges.
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Other doctors and epidemiologists who have signed on to the declaration espouse views that are largely rejected by the scientific community, including the notion that herd immunity would only require 10% to 20% of the population to be infected.
THE MYTH—AND DANGER—OF COVID HERD IMMUNITYSY MUKHERJEEOCTOBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
Whether or not the answer that you gave me to espouse was correct is a different question.
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He warmly espoused the interests of his country, and many important measures were effected by his eloquence.
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A pretty dispute followed, in which Edna warmly espoused her father's cause and the Doctor remained neutral.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She then espoused the second clerk, Berthier, in 1837, after having been on the point of accepting Lousteau.
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The influence of Constantine seems to have been fraught with more of evil than of good to the new religion that he espoused.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Having espoused the party of the Persians, Pixodarus sent for a satrap to share the kingdom with him.
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WORDS RELATED TO ESPOUSED

  • consort
  • espoused
  • feme covert
  • helpmate
  • helpmeet
  • husband
  • mate
  • partner
  • rib
  • significant other
  • soul mate
  • spouse
  • wife
  • espoused
  • joined
  • joined in holy matrimony
  • marital
  • united
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