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I have from time to time since been employed in correcting and enlarging it.

The other assented with enthusiasm, enlarging volubly on the beauties of the situation.

He soon succeeded in enlarging the hole enough to permit his entrance.

And instinctively his hands went to his belt to seize his enlarging drug.

Alan was helpless to aid me; they had taken all of the enlarging drug they had.

Robinson worked at enlarging his shelter a little every day.

There are two ways of enlarging the size of trout which should be carefully avoided.

There was talk of enlarging its scope, which was begun shortly after this.

He also ordered an enlarging camera, a Kodak, and a magic lantern.

This has the effect of enlarging the eye, and giving it a soft look like that of the antelope.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "grow fat, increase;" c.1400, "make larger," from Old French enlargier "to make large," from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + large (see large). Related: Enlarged; enlarging.

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