verb (used with object), es·poused, es·pous·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM espousees·pous·er, noun
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By itself, this is a problematic position for a former president to hold, much less to espouse publicly.A vivid reminder that the threat to American democracy remains|Philip Bump|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Gwen Whiting and Lindsey Boyd, co-founders of The Laundress, espouse a similar approach to eco-friendly laundry soaps and care.You know what else you’re doing wrong? Laundry. Don’t worry, a new book offers hope.|John Kenney|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Views espoused by an extremist at CPAC merely reinforce the views of other extremists.
A year later, at least one person who had espoused the same views would win a seat in Congress.House punishes Republican lawmaker who promoted violent conspiracy theories|Taylor Hatmaker|February 5, 2021|TechCrunch
While these entities may find common cause in the act of sanctioning, they often espouse different goals.
Some espouse deaf culture as the better, more natural, way of life.
Meyerson is clearly perplexed by politicians who not only espouse principles but act according to them.
The right loves to bash New York's Citi Bike system, but bike share embodies the privatized, self-reliant ideals they espouse.
Instead I am going to write about the more interesting aspects of games: what sort of politics do they espouse?
This is the time when he was in correspondence with Modeste Mignon and wished to espouse that rich heiress.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
He regretted that she should espouse the cause of this foreigner.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
He was to proceed to France, espouse the bride in the king's name, and convey her to England.Margaret of Anjou|Jacob Abbott.
The birds at length espouse his cause, assemble their forces, and bear him as their commander above the sky.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
Catharine first wrote that Anjou "condescended" to marry Elizabeth; presently, that "he desired infinitely to espouse her."History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird