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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In the concluding essay on evil, Gass enlarges upon the themes of artistic quality and cultural values that are central to the books he has considered, many of which seek to reveal the worst in people, while admiring what they do best.
Fischer takes a well-known historical event (Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776), enlarges upon it, and shows how it was the beginning of a pivotal major campaign in the early days of the Revolution.
Bambach (Yale: pounds 45) extends and enlarges upon the Italian genius mentioned above and makes a fine companion to the preceding volume of the Renaissance.