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In fact, the work needed an expounder, and it found one in Mr. Huxley.

He is the expounder of Revolution in its compulsory and illiberal aspect.

He is known among us as the expounder of laws natural and divine.

The expounder of philosophy breathed deeply, but stuck to her task.

In each the priest was the expounder of the holy books and laws.

But I do not understand his writings, therefore I seek an expounder for them.

Shagarach's father had been a rabbin or expounder of the sacred books.

The author of these books is in large part a follower and expounder of Spencer.

She is however most memorable, not as an original thinker, but as a translator and expounder.

Lavoisier was the originator and expounder of the necessary reform.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French espondre "expound (on), set forth, explain," from Latin exponere "put forth, explain, expose, exhibit," from ex- "forth" (see ex-) + ponere "to put, place" (see position); with intrusive -d (cf. sound (n.1)). The usual Middle English form was expoune. Related: Expounded; expounding.

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