espouse

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  • I come to you as a friend, to ask which side you espouse. Cited from The Gold Hunter's Adventures, by William H. Thomes
  • Her natural love of fair play might possibly lead her to espouse our cause in this particular instance. Cited from A Maker of History, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I wish they would more generally espouse their own cause. Cited from The Coquette, or The History of Eliza Wharton, by Hannah Webster Foster
  • Most men at some time espouse what they can not successfully achieve. Cited from A Hero and Some Other Folks, by William A. Quayle
  • Based on their research, the movement espouses that many people successfully live with their voices.
  • Espousing Change management can be seen as another concept in this direction.
  • A few senators who had espoused that party made their escape by night. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Prose, Vol. II - Rome, by Various
  • There are various view points espoused by martial artists about the nature of systems and their development.
  • Her step-father was an enemy to the cause which, from her earliest years, her heart espoused. Cited from Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745, Vol. III, by Mrs. Thomson
  • "His daughter very naturally has faith in the justice of the cause he has espoused." Cited from The Three Lieutenants, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He had been living all these years for himself, was it not time that he espoused some other motive? Cited from A Little Girl in Old Salem, by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • They were therefore led to espouse the cause of the governor. Cited from Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam, by Abbott
  • Eventually he returned to the party which he had espoused, and escaped to France. Cited from Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745, Vol. I, by Mrs. Thomson
  • Christ's Mother did not do this until she was espoused to Joseph. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • Indeed, I am quite sure of it, since you espouse her cause so warmly. Cited from The Lancashire Witches, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • They also espoused the British system of education and cultural influences on Indian life.
  • Those who espouse such a tradition like to think of this as their peculiar genius.
  • There are several systems that have been espoused (often called frame conditions).
  • Generally, their members were young, and the political programs they espoused were republican and socialist.
  • This is a list of alternative media espousing the views of the American political left.
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Words starting with espouse

Meaning of espouse

  • verb Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
    She embraced Catholicism, They adopted the Jewish faith