verb (used without object), ex·pa·ti·at·ed, ex·pa·ti·at·ing.
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Origin of expatiate
OTHER WORDS FROM expatiateex·pa·ti·a·tion, nounex·pa·ti·a·tor, noun
Words nearby expatiate
Example sentences from the Web for expatiation
A tempting subject for expatiation, especially when one remembers—and who that has once read it can forget?Sir Walter Scott|William Paton Ker
Gower Woodseer's engagement with the girl Madge was a happier subject for expatiation and agreement.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
However Andy Hayes was not given to digression or to expatiation.Second String|Anthony Hope
For example, the card called Fortitude is an opportunity for expatiation on will as the secret of strength.The Illustrated Key to the Tarot|L. W. de Laurence
The faculty of expatiation is the possession of transcendent supremacy even when such organs are not employed.The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha|Madhava Acharya