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- adv. In an expansive manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an expansive manner; by expansion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an impressively expansive manner
- adv. in an ebullient manner
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Just very quickly, imagine if the hand counts come in and they are counted expansively, that is those so-called dimpled ballots, and they give Gore a razor-thin margin and fearing a contempt citation the secretary of state and the state canvassing board certifies Al Gore the winner, the state legislature still may try to do something to change that.
It's time to think more expansively and to change expectations.
More expansively: these “gee whiz” approaches to whacking big head and silver carp aren’t up to the real fight.
The ball was recycled much more rapidly in the old days, but on such a day as a World Cup semi at Murrayfield it was never going to be used expansively.
Answer: Since the New Deal, the U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted Congress' power expansively, applying a nearly irrefutable presumption of constitutionality to even the most flagrant affronts to the doctrine of enumerated powers, as it will again be urged to do with ObamaCare.
I get between her and the rack, smile and wave expansively.
Villas-Boas did not want to speak expansively on the subject but he did confirm that he had held discussions with the Chelsea chief executive, Ron Gourlay, and the technical director, Michael Emenalo, on how best to proceed.
There was a political reason why the 14th Amendment was written so expansively — Republicans wanted to count them to increase their political power.
Smallholder: There was a political reason why the 14th Amendment was written so expansively — Republicans wanted to count them to increase their political power.
The Presidential powers (and governmental powers in general) that worry me are those whose usus is doubtful, such as the power to seize private property for the benefit of other private parties, or is interpreted so expansively as to be a license to infringe economic or political liberty.