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expatiation

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  • as intalk
  • as inamplification

synonyms for expatiation

  • lecture
  • allocution
  • declamation
  • descant
  • discourse
  • disquisition
  • dissertation
  • epilogue
  • exhortation
  • harangue
  • homily
  • monologue
  • oration
  • peroration
  • recitation
  • screed
  • sermon
  • spiel
  • chalk talk
  • prelection
  • elaboration
  • development
  • exaggeration
  • extension
  • addition
  • expansion
  • padding
  • enlargement
  • magnification
  • buildup
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • deepening
  • intensification
  • raising
  • widening
  • boosting
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • supplementing
  • upping
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antonyms for expatiation

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  • listening
  • silence
  • condensation
  • shortening
  • contraction
  • abridgement
  • shrinkage
  • lessening
  • compression
  • abridgment
  • reduction
  • decrease
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How to use expatiation in a sentence

A tempting subject for expatiation, especially when one remembers—and who that has once read it can forget?
SIR WALTER SCOTTWILLIAM PATON KER
For example, the card called Fortitude is an opportunity for expatiation on will as the secret of strength.
THE ILLUSTRATED KEY TO THE TAROTL. W. DE LAURENCE
Gower Woodseer's engagement with the girl Madge was a happier subject for expatiation and agreement.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The inevitable monotony of the panegyrics on Honorius is relieved by just and brilliant expatiation on the duties of a sovereign.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 4VARIOUS
His brother-in-law paused in the middle of an expatiation on the business opportunities of the neighborhood.
MARTIN EDENJACK LONDON
The faculty of expatiation is the possession of transcendent supremacy even when such organs are not employed.
THE SARVA-DARSANA-SAMGRAHAMADHAVA ACHARYA
His field is illimitable; his expatiation in it is practically untrammelled.
MATTHEW ARNOLDGEORGE SAINTSBURY
However Andy Hayes was not given to digression or to expatiation.
SECOND STRINGANTHONY HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPATIATION

  • addition
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • boosting
  • buildup
  • deepening
  • development
  • elaboration
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • expansion
  • expatiation
  • extension
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • padding
  • raising
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • supplementing
  • upping
  • widening
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