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Particles were out, and fields — expansive, undulating entities that fill space like an ocean — were in.

It is the perfect geographical recipe for creating expansive wetlands—and therefore the perfect habitat for star-nosed moles.

They chose these states because of their expansive and high-quality highway systems, good weather, and large trucking industry.

After all, under an expansive view of “most valuable,” there can be more candidates from which to choose.

Fuel oil began to leak into the expansive turquoise blue lagoon outside the coastal village of Mahébourg.

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Like the Scarlett Johansson-voiced operating system in Her, she just became too expansive for you.

Hedwig calls on me to have a much more expansive energy—not so interior.

At such low numbers, we could afford to feel expansive toward foreigners.

During our interview, he was intense, fast, generous with his time, and thoughtful and expansive with his answers.

The secrecy surrounding LRS-B is more expansive than any aircraft program of its size since the 1980s.

The drawing shows the simplicity of parts of this highly expansive steam-engine, beginning the up-stroke with steam of 100 lbs.

The Herland 33-inch pole high-pressure expansive steam puffer-engine commenced its up-stroke with steam of 150 lbs.

The Wheal Prosper 16-inch pole high-pressure expansive steam vacuum engine commenced its up-stroke with steam of 100 lbs.

The principle of expansive working and momentum of moving parts was of necessity modified in its application to pump-work.

The valve open while the plunger-pole ascended 20 inches, then went the remainder of the 10-feet stroke expansive.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expansive, such as: extensive, far-reaching, inclusive, wide-ranging, all-embracing, and ample.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.