What is the opposite of expound?

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Opposite of to render comprehensible or understandable
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Opposite of to make known an idea, emotion or opinion
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Opposite of to make something understandable
“He did his best to obscure the truth, such that nobody could dig up his past.”
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Opposite of to explain something clearly and carefully
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Opposite of to deliver an educational or informational speech or talk
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Opposite of to express something definitely or clearly in speech or writing
“I heard her mumble something under her breath as she was escorted out of the building.”
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Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“Elymas, whose name means astrologer, opposed them and tried to distort the meaning of the faith so that the governor wouldn't believe.”
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Opposite of to provide full information about
“While the doctor may restrict disclosure in order to help the patient, it is not allowable to withhold information regarding risks out of getting the patient to accept treatment.”
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Opposite of to introduce for consideration
“It is no longer satisfactory to suppress awareness of mental health issues but to advocate for acceptance.”
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Opposite of to communicate an idea
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Opposite of to create or add details to a basic outline or structure
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
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Opposite of to read or say aloud something that is written
“He did not keep quiet until he had read some three hundred books on the animal, beginning with the folios published.”
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Opposite of to make a speech or contribute to a debate
“What I know about the federal tax code is far less relevant than how I feel about it when I listen to a talk about tax reform.”
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(of a subject or skill) Opposite of to give information about or instruction in
“Neil believes kids can learn astrophysics, and he's adapting his time-saving best-seller on the topic to teach them.”
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