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Synonyms for espouse

Synonyms for espouse

to join or be joined in marriage

to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

Synonyms for espouse

take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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In dietary supplements, for example, media coverage espousing the virtues of fish oils helped develop the sector.
Under terms of the settlement, the school board acknowledged that it violated its own policies by distributing flyers supporting one side of the legislative controversy while barring handouts espousing the other side.
Tonight's first episode finds Robert (Brad Garrett), utterly exasperated at his family's monumental dysfunction, seeking therapy himself by joining Inner Path, a group espousing upbeat homilies.
Even while espousing absolute intellectual freedom, Orwell immediately places a condition on it: You can't attack "the concept of objective truth.
Gauna also relies in his first chapter on the works of apologists such as Guillaume Farel and especially Pierre Viret to construct the Renaissance figure of the "libertin spirituel" or "revolte," who falls into one of two broad categories: the intellectual dissenter embracing rationalism and skepticism (Des Periers sustained by the commentaries of Averroes) and the existential dissenter espousing naturalism and eroticism (Tahureau following Epicurus).
Benchmarking research studies by Best Practices, LLC, reveal how top companies go beyond simply espousing customer service focus to develop clear strategies for implementing measurable improvements.
The bomber willing and indeed eager to blow himself up has appeared in all eras and cultural traditions, espousing politics ranging from the leftism of the Baader-Meinhof Gang in 1970s Germany to rightist extremism.
Nevertheless, the past few decades have witnessed the birth of dozens of aggressive movements espousing varieties of nationalism, religious fundamentalism, fascism and apocalyptic millenarianism, from Hindu nationalists in India to neofascists in Europe and the developing world to the Branch-Davidian cult of Waco, Texas.
The fact that neither dimension is alluded to explicitly is only one of several examples of the author's espousing assumptions that he either does not articulate, or articulates as if they were (to use his own phrases) "authorless" texts claiming ultimate, unquestionable authority.
The politicians and glitterati espousing volunteerism in Philadelphia were barely credible, or do we really believe in the sincerity of celebrities such as Jesse Jackson and Ariana Huffington when they espouse volunteerism?
Espousing a collective vision to further enhance the level of excellence of their design work, SCDA seeks to broaden its geographic base and to strengthen its design presence in commercial/institutional, residential and leisure markets.
Japan's business groups are also espousing multilateralism.
Whether he is discussing what he terms a fatal political disease, that of espousing conflicting political views depending on the situation, in one of his earlier columns, " Freedom: Local and National" published in 1966, to a more recent column published in early 2003 titled "Why Islamists Detest America" wherein he examines the political economy of American society, Machan provides timely commentary on the rights of the individual.
broad, local ownership singularly espousing local decision making, relationship banking and community-focused `citizenship'.