|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
to expand or enlarge in speaking or writing (with upon)
Unable to expatiate upon the announced theme, John digressed in order to achieve the required number of words.
Related English words: expatiation, expatiator
Latin root words: exspatior, exspatiari, exspatiatus sum - to deviate from the course, to wander; spatior, spatiari, spatiatus sum - to walk about