His ambition was always “to serve as high priest and expounder of the excellence of the works of the Creator.”
He is the expounder of Revolution in its compulsory and illiberal aspect.
In fact, the work needed an expounder, and it found one in Mr. Huxley.
He is known among us as the expounder of laws natural and divine.
He was a wretched orator, this professor, but a wonderful thinker and expounder.
The author of these books is in large part a follower and expounder of Spencer.
The voice of the expounder was suddenly drowned out by the earsplitting rapid-fire of the exhaust!
Lavoisier was the originator and expounder of the necessary reform.
She is however most memorable, not as an original thinker, but as a translator and expounder.
But here Guinevere's creator or expounder has done more for her than merely indicate her charm.
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.