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 for Expounding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Expound \Ex*pound"\ ([e^]ks*pound"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Expounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Expounding.] [OE. exponen,
     expounen, expounden, fr. L. exponere to set out, expose,
     expound; ex out + ponere to put: cf. OE. expondre, expondre.
     See Position.]
     1. To lay open; to expose to view; to examine. [Obs.]
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              He expounded both his pockets.        --Hudibras.
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     2. To lay open the meaning of; to explain; to clear of
        obscurity; to interpret; as, to expound a text of
        Scripture, a law, a word, a meaning, or a riddle.
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              Expound this matter more fully to me. --Bunyan.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  expounding
      n 1: a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually
           written) of a specific topic [syn: exposition,
           expounding]

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