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 Expression.Exten’sive (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ex’quisite (3 syl.).
 
One sought out; a coxcomb, a dandy, one who thinks himself superlatively well dressed, and of most unexceptionable deportment.   1
        “Exquisites are out of place in the pulpit; they should be set up in a tailor’s window.”—Spurgeon: Lectures to my Students. (Lecture viii.)
 


 Expression.Exten’sive (3 syl.). 

 
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