Imagination has a contracting, as well as an expansive faculty.
The woodlands depressed him, but the prairie made him expansive.
He smoked vigorously for some moments—then made an expansive gesture.
Lisbeth came to the door, her expansive figure blocking the way in.
They also have an expansive temperament, are generous and luxurious in all their tastes.
I have said that Egeria allies herself with the expansive forces of Nature.
What is the culture of the child's expansive instincts likely to do for him?
He went over their points, and in an expansive moment I marvelled.
“Glad to see you are so much better, miss,” he said, with an expansive smile.
The immaterial in man is the expansive force inherent in him.