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amplificatory

[am-plif-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /æmˈplɪf ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
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1.
of the nature of enlargement or extension, as of a statement, narrative, etc.
Origin of amplificatory
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin amplificā(re) to increase (see amplify) + -tory1
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