Definition for AM'PLI-FY

AM'PLI-FY, v.i.

  1. To speak largely or copiously; to be diffuse in argument or description; to dilate upon; often followed by on; as, to amplify on the several topics of discourse. – Watts.
  2. To exaggerate; to enlarge by representation or description; as, Homer amplifies – not invents. – Pope.

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