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expound
used in David Copperfield

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Definition explain or discuss in detail
  • I then expounded to Miss Mills what I had endeavoured, so very unsuccessfully, to expound to Dora.
    Chapters 37-39 (14% in)
  • She appeared to me to take great care of the Doctor, and to like him very much, though I never thought her vitally interested in the Dictionary: some cumbrous fragments of which work the Doctor always carried in his pockets, and in the lining of his hat, and generally seemed to be expounding to her as they walked about.
    Chapters 16-18 (29% in)
  • But I am afraid I had a supreme satisfaction, of a personal and professional nature, in taking charge of Mr. Barkis's will, and expounding its contents.
    Chapters 31-33 (1% in)
  • I then expounded to Miss Mills what I had endeavoured, so very unsuccessfully, to expound to Dora.
    Chapters 37-39 (14% in)

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