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  Definition of amplify
  1. increase the volume of; "amplify sound"
  2. exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
  3. increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
  4. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South'' imagery"
Similar Words: inflate, blow up, expand, magnify, overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise

 

Hyponyms: puff up, overemphasize, overemphasise, overstress, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade, embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise

 

Derivational Morphology: amplifier, magnitude, magnification, exaggeration, overstatement, enlargement, blowup, hyperbole

 

 
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