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amplificatory

[ am-plif-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ æmˈplɪf ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

of the nature of enlargement or extension, as of a statement, narrative, etc.

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Origin of amplificatory

1840–50; <Latin amplificā(re) to increase (see amplify) + -tory1
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