Definition of expatiate:
increase, flourish, boom, ramble, expound, plump out, fat, work out, harangue, exposit, run through, unfold, discourse, dilate, amplify, fatten, spread out, blow up, lecture, enlarge, extend, widen, illustrate, plump, declaim, interpret, flesh out, set forth, speak, fatten up, orate, inflate, set out, put across, augment, define, expand, lay out, refine, rarify, labor, complicate, round, fatten out, fill out, descant, develop, explain, clarify, lucubrate, thrive, distend, elaborate, magnify.
- "The Soul of the War", Philip Gibbs.
- "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.
It was not then the custom to observe a fixed price and simply show the goods; but clerks were expected and instructed to use persuasion, to expatiate on quality and beauty, and to take less than they first asked.- "Confessions of Boyhood", John Albee.