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amplifies

verb
present tense third-person singular of amplify

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1 to express more fully and in greater detail
  • after filing a report of missing luggage, he was asked to amplify a bit as to the circumstances

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3 to make markedly greater in measure or degree
  • a fox's large ears serve to amplify such sounds as little critters skittering among stones

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“Amplifies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amplifies. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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