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Definition of Amplification


  1. The act of amplifying or enlarging in dimensions; enlargement; extension.
  2. 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.
  3. The matter by which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was presented without amplifications.
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