It's just too tempting to use cable TV's monologue format to propound comfortable dogma and ignore unsettling counter-evidence.
A riddle more mysterious than any sage could propound lay hidden in the words of the letter which she had just read.
You were pleased to propound some Questions, you have had our Resolutions upon them.
The specific question which you propound, "What can the library do to encourage the study of American history?"
And he went on to propound the wildest schemes for getting away.
Now, this is exactly the claim which I have since come to propound for Christianity.
I propound the theory that the observer is the point of view.
Nor do I propose, myself, to propound one at this stage of my description of the movement.
At length some persons in authority were sent to propound to him terms of release.
We all had our theories to propound, our notes to compare and our criticisms to offer.
late 16c. variant of Middle English proponen "to put forward" (late 14c.), from Latin proponere "put forth, set forth, lay out, display, expose to view," figuratively "set before the mind; resolve; intend, design," from pro- "before" (see pro-) + ponere "to put" (see position (n.)). Perhaps influenced in form by compound, expound. Related: Propounded; propounding.