Amplified
Amplify Am"pli*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Amplified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Amplifying}.] [F. amplifier, L. amplificare. See {Ample}, {-fy}.] 1. To render larger, more extended, or more intense, and the like; -- used especially of telescopes, microscopes, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rhet.) To enlarge by addition or discussion; to treat copiously by adding particulars, illustrations, etc.; to expand; to make much of. [1913 Webster]

Troilus and Cressida was written by a Lombard author, but much amplified by our English translator. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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