Approve and admire

espouse
(v)
es-POWZ
Meaning

adopt; embrace

1st Sample Sentence

Intelligent and serious young people often espouse principles and ideologies that they are not yet mature enough to fully comprehend.

Antonyms

abjure, eschew, shirk, shun, spurn

Mnemonics

pick the word spouse like the wife is the spouse of her husband and is always supportive of him. a person and his spouse will adopt.

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