Amplification

Definition of Amplification

Am`pli`fi`ca´tion
n.1.The act of amplifying or enlarging in dimensions; enlargement; extension.
2.(Rhet.) 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.
Exaggeration is a species of amplification.
- Brande & C.
I shall summarily, without any amplification at all, show in what manner defects have been supplied.
- Sir J. Davies.
3.The matter by which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was presented without amplifications.

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