- a able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion
the expansive force of fire
- s of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
an expansive lifestyle
- s marked by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur
- s friendly and open and willing to talk
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- Patrick Leahy in FOXNews
...Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, who has long sought the so-called torture memos from the Department of Justice, said in a statement that the newly released memo "reflects the expansive view of executive power that has been the...
- EJ Dionne in Sydney Morning Herald
It involves expansive government where necessary, balanced by tough management, unpopular cuts - and, yes, eventually some tax increases. Everyone, they say, will have to give up something,Dionne says.
- David Obey in International Herald Tribune
That directly counters the expansive action that the feds are trying to engage in to keep the economy moving,said House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. David Obey, D-Wis.