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enlarge

verb add to, aggrandize, amplificare, annex, augere, augment, broaden, build, build up, develop, dilatare, dilate, distend, elaborate, enhance, exaggerate, expatiate, extend, fatten, fill out, grow, inflate, intensify, lengthen, magnify, make greater, make larger, multiply, progress, protract, raise, spread, stretch, supplement, swell, widen
Associated concepts: materially alter, repair
See also: accrue, advance, amplify, bear, build, compound, develop, enhance, expand, extricate, heighten, increase, inflate, magnify, overestimate, raise, recruit, supplement, yield

TO ENLARGE. To extend; as, to enlarge a rule to plead, is to extend the time during which a defendant may plead. To enlarge, means also to set at liberty; as, the prisoner was enlarged on giving bail.

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These themes were enlarged upon the next day when our national leadership went to the White House for a briefing with the administration's top Middle East policy advisers.
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He first explores the nationalist narrative of the "Basque Golden Age," a narrative born between the 16th and 18th centuries and enlarged upon during the 19th century, and then describes the contributions of Sabino Arana (1865-1903), the founder of the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV), to the ideology.
The opening is enlarged upon compression of the protrusion in a height direction of the protrusion.
I have enlarged upon this subject because of its crucial semantic importance.
But when Jamison accepted the post of artistic director in 1989, she not only concocted ways to continue Ailey's vision, but also enlarged upon it, making it relevant to an ever changing dance scene.
He has maintained those two twin planks of ``Thatcherism'' -trade union control,and privatisation -and,in the latter case, even enlarged upon it.
There are times when the book seems like a literature review, when topics are referred to but not enlarged upon.
These texts reveal that the process of Jewish law is one of both development and discontinuity, in which biblical law can be enlarged upon and expanded, or conversely, be contracted, restricted, or even eliminated entirely.