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  • 101extend — I (enlarge) verb add, aggrandize, amplify, augere, augment, broaden, build up, carry beyond the limit, carry further, cause to grow, continue, deepen, develop, dilate, distend, draw out, elongate, enlarge the scope of, expand, extendere, increase …

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  • 102amplify — I verb add to, augment, delineate, develop, elaborate, enlarge, expand, extend, increase, specify, specify in greater detail II index accrue (increase), accumulate (enlarge), aggravate ( …

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  • 103develop — I verb accrue, adolescere, advance, advance in successive gradation, alere, amplify, arise from, augeri, augment, become, become apparent, begin from, bring forth, bring into being, bring to a complete condition, bring to a more advanced state,… …

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  • 104expand — I verb accumulate, add to, advance, aggrandize, aggravate, amplify, ascend, augment, balloon, be augmented, be distended, become broad, become greater, become larger, blow up, branch out, broaden, build up, burgeon, deepen, develop, develop in… …

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  • 105increase — I verb abound, accrue, accumulate, add on, add to, aggrandize, amplificare, amplify, annex, appreciate, augere, augment, become larger, become greater, boost, branch out, broaden, build, burgeon, crescere, develop, dilatare, dilate, enlarge,… …

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  • 106lengthen — I verb add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, compound, continue, draw out, elongate, enlarge, enlarge upon, expand, extend, increase, keep, make larger, project, prolong, prolongate, protract, spin out, spread, stretch, supplement, sustain,… …

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  • 107aggrandize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. enlarge, extend (See expansion); exaggerate (See exaggeration). Ant., humble, reduce, minimize. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To exalt] Syn. acclaim, applaud, glorify; see praise 1 . 2. [To increase] Syn …

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  • 108amplify — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. enlarge, swell, magnify. See expansion. Ant., summarize, shorten, compress. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. expand, augment, magnify, elaborate; see increase 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. increase …

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  • 109develop — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. evolve, unfold, mature, grow; bring about, cultivate, produce, amplify; elaborate, train, improve. See increase, teaching, improvement, expansion. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To improve] Syn. enlarge,… …

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  • 110dilate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. expatiate, descant; stretch, distend, enlarge. See increase, expansion, diffuseness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. stretch, expand, enlarge, widen; see increase 1 , stretch 2 . See Synonym Study at expand …

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  • 111extend — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. continue, lengthen, elongate, widen, enlarge, stretch, draw out, prolong, protract, expand, spread, broaden; increase; hold out, proffer, offer, impart, bestow. See increase, length. Ant., shorten. II …

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  • 112grow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. mature, become, develop; increase, extend, expand, enlarge; nurture, raise, cultivate; germinate, breed, sprout; flourish, thrive. See agriculture, increase, prosperity, change. grow up II (Roget s… …

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  • 113magnify — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. enlarge, augment; laud, glorify. See increase, approbation, exaggeration. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To enlarge] Syn. amplify, blow up, expand; see increase 1 . 2. [To exaggerate] Syn. overstate,… …

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  • 114blow up — verb 1. cause to burst with a violent release of energy (Freq. 4) We exploded the nuclear bomb • Syn: ↑explode, ↑detonate, ↑set off • Derivationally related forms: ↑blowup, ↑detonative …

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  • 115Dilate — Di*late (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dilated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dilating}.] [L. dilatare; either fr. di = dis + latus wide, not the same word as latus, used as p. p. of ferre to bear (see {Latitude}); or fr. dilatus, used as p. p. of differre… …

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  • 116Dilated — Dilate Di*late (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dilated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dilating}.] [L. dilatare; either fr. di = dis + latus wide, not the same word as latus, used as p. p. of ferre to bear (see {Latitude}); or fr. dilatus, used as p. p. of… …

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  • 117Dilating — Dilate Di*late (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dilated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dilating}.] [L. dilatare; either fr. di = dis + latus wide, not the same word as latus, used as p. p. of ferre to bear (see {Latitude}); or fr. dilatus, used as p. p. of… …

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  • 118Extend — Ex*tend ([e^]ks*t[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extending}.] [L. extendere, extentum, extensum; ex out + tendere to stretch. See {Trend}.] 1. To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in length; …

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  • 119Extended — Extend Ex*tend ([e^]ks*t[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extending}.] [L. extendere, extentum, extensum; ex out + tendere to stretch. See {Trend}.] 1. To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in… …

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  • 120Extended letter — Extend Ex*tend ([e^]ks*t[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extending}.] [L. extendere, extentum, extensum; ex out + tendere to stretch. See {Trend}.] 1. To stretch out; to prolong in space; to carry forward or continue in… …

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