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Word: amplify

Definition: increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph


Sentences Containing 'amplify'

From his mighty bulk the whale affords a most congenial theme whereon to enlarge, amplify, and generally expatiate.

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