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The tidings of the next few days but amplified what Enoch had told us.

The amplified roar of the voice reverberated from the hills.

I asked him to be more explicit, and he amplified his epigram into: "Pekingese."

Space swelled, and was amplified to an extent of unutterable infinity.

It has been edited and amplified but is substantially as written by him.

Once or twice the other man corrected him or amplified some statement.

"I sing tenor," I amplified, for as yet I suspected nothing.

At every step this infernal power is amplified and magnified in these Novenas.

Published in improved and amplified form, Braunschweig, 1794.

And she amplified the assertion by adding, "You haven't been here not this ever so long."

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to enlarge or expand," from Middle French amplifier, from Latin amplificare "to enlarge," from amplificus "splendid," from amplus "large" (see ample) + the root of facere "make, do" (see factitious). Meaning "augment in volume or amount" is from 1570s. Restriction of use to sound seems to have emerged in the electronic age, c.1915, in reference to radio technology.

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