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amplificationn. [L. amplificatio.].
  •  The act of amplifying or enlarging in dimensions; enlargement; extension.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The enlarging of a simple statement by particularity of description, the use of epithets, etc., for rhetorical effect; diffuse narrative or description, or a dilating upon all the particulars of a subject.  [1913 Webster]
    "Exaggeration is a species of amplification."  [1913 Webster]
    "I shall summarily, without any amplification at all, show in what manner defects have been supplied."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The matter by which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was presented without amplifications.  [1913 Webster]



access, accession, accomplishment, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, addition, adjunct, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, aggravation, ampliation, annoyance, appreciation, ascent, augmentation, ballooning, ballyhoo, big talk, bilingual text, bloating, blossoming, blowing up, boom, boost, broadening, buildup, burlesque, caricature, clavis, contentiousness, crescendo, crib, decipherment, decoding, deepening, deliberate aggravation, deployment, deterioration, development, developmental change, dilatation, dilation, dispersion, edema, elaboration, elevation, embittering, embitterment, enhancement, enlargement, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, exacerbation, exaggerating, exaggeration, exasperation, excess, exorbitance, expansion, expatiation, explication, extension, extravagance, extreme, faithful translation, fanning out, flare, flood, flowering, free translation, furtherance, gain, gloss, glossary, gradual change, grandiloquence, greatening, growth, gush, heightening, hike, hiking, huckstering, hyperbole, hyperbolism, increase, increment, inflation, inordinacy, intensification, interlinear, interlinear translation, irritation, jump, key, leap, loose translation, magnification, maturation, metaphrase, mounting, multiplication, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, overemphasis, overestimation, overkill, overstatement, paraphrase, pony, prodigality, productiveness, profuseness, progress, progression, proliferation, provocation, puffery, puffing up, raise, raising, restatement, rewording, ripening, rise, sensationalism, sharpening, snowballing, souring, splay, spread, spreading, stretching, superlative, surge, swelling, tall talk, touting, transcription, translation, transliteration, travesty, trot, tumescence, unfolding, up, upping, upsurge, upswing, uptrend, upturn, waxing, widening, working-out, worsening




N diffuseness, amplification, dilating, verbosity, verbiage, cloud of words, copia verborum, flow of words, looseness, Polylogy, tautology, battology, perissology, pleonasm, exuberance, redundancy, thrice-told tale, prolixity, circumlocution, ambages, periphrase, periphrasis, roundabout phrases, episode, expletive, pennya-lining, richness, diffuse, profuse, wordy, verbose, largiloquent, copious, exuberant, pleonastic, lengthy, longsome, long-winded, longspun, long drawn out, spun out, protracted, prolix, prosing, maundering, circumlocutory, periphrastic, ambagious, roundabout, digressive, discursive, excursive, loose, rambling episodic, flatulent, frothy, diffusely, at large, in extenso, about it and about it.


N expansion, increase of size, enlargement, extension, augmentation, amplification, ampliation, aggrandizement, spread, increment, growth, development, pullulation, swell, dilation, rarefaction, turgescence, turgidness, turgidity, dispansion, obesity, hydrocephalus, hydrophthalmus, dropsy, tumefaction, intumescence, swelling, tumor, diastole, distension, puffing, puffiness, inflation, pandiculation, dilatability, expansibility, germination, growth, upgrowth, accretion, budding, gemmation, overgrowth, overdistension, hypertrophy, tympany, bulb, plumper, superiority of size, big bang, Hubble constant, expanded larger, &c (large), swollen, expansive, wide open, wide spread, flabelliform, overgrown, exaggerated, bloated, fat, turgid, tumid, hypertrophied, dropsical, pot bellied, swag bellied, edematous, oedematous, obese, puffy, pursy, blowzy, bigswoln, distended, patulous, bulbous, full blown, full grown, full formed, big, abdominous, enchymatous, rhipidate, tumefacient, tumefying.

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