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expound
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
explain or discuss in detail
  • There was no reason to feel more revulsion than usual, she thought; he had merely uttered the things which were preached, heard and accepted everywhere; but this creed was usually expounded in the third person, and Jim had had the open effrontery to expound it in the first.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (17% in)
  • There was no reason to feel more revulsion than usual, she thought; he had merely uttered the things which were preached, heard and accepted everywhere; but this creed was usually expounded in the third person, and Jim had had the open effrontery to expound it in the first.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (17% in)
  • ...to prove it by means of unconsciousness-he is asking you to step into a void outside of existence and consciousness to give him proof of both-he is asking you to become a zero gaining knowledge about a zero, "When he declares that an axiom is a matter of arbitrary choice and he doesn't choose to accept the axiom that he exists, he blanks out the fact that he has accepted it by uttering that sentence, that the only way to reject it is to shut one's mouth, expound no theories and die.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (57% in)

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