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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Widened; enlarged.

Usage examples (6)
  • Some others would ampliate and enrich their native tongue with more vocables, which also I commend, if it be aptly and wittily assayed.
  • The freshest specimens have the griseous margin of the elytra, which parts from the base under the shoulder, obliquely and angularly ampliate interiorly towards the...
  • Similarly, ‘must’ ampliates for possible supposita, for ‘A must be B’ means ‘It is not possible that A not be B’; but contradictories must clearly ampliate in the same...
  • Just as the past tense ampliates the subject to include past as well as present supposita, modal verbs ampliate the subject to possible supposita, as do verbs such as ‘I... for more
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