Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 02/03/15 Expatiate

Expatiate (verb)
expatiate [ik-spey-shee-eyt]

verb (used without object), expatiated, expatiating.
1. to enlarge in discourse or writing; be copious in description or discussion: to expatiate upon a theme.
2. Archaic. to move or wander about intellectually, imaginatively, etc., without restraint.

Origin: 1530-40; < Latin expatiātus past participle of ex (s) patiārī to wander, digress, equivalent to ex- ex-+ spatiārī to walk about, derivative of spatium space; see -ate

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