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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Expatiate \Ex*pa"ti*ate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Expatiated; p. pr. & vb. n. Expariating.] [L. expatiatus, exspatiatus, p. p. of expatiari, exspatiari, to expatiate; ex out + spatiari to walk about spread out, fr. spatium space. See Space.] 1. To range at large, or without restraint. [1913 Webster] Bids his free soul expatiate in the skies. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in argument or discussion; to descant. [1913 Webster] He expatiated on the inconveniences of trade. --Addison. [1913 Webster]