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amplify

am pluh fahy

  • v  increase in size, volume or significance
  • v  to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
  • v  exaggerate or make bigger
  • v  increase the volume of
    amplify sound

  • As their colleagues watched with a mix of wonder and envy, they showed how their gizmo, which was dubbed a transistor, could take an electric current, amplify it and switch it on .
  • Many of these funds leveraged their own investment in Madoff's funds, which could amplify the losses felt by the collapse of Madoff's firm.
  • Just a few: using orbital mirrors to bounce sunlight back into space, fertilizing the oceans with iron to amplify their ability to absorb carbon and even painting roofs white to .
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  • Dorothy Height in Washington Post
    The one thing that is certain is the need to hear and amplify the voices of black women,longtime civil rights activist Dorothy Height writes in the foreword. "Too often, our needs, concerns, struggles, and triumphs are diminished and...
  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    Not only did he amplify some of those comments and defend them vigorously, he added to it. He put gasoline on the fire,Obama said. "Not only was he interested in using this platform to make statements I fundamentally disagree with and...
  • Coen brothers in International Herald Tribune
    You come here to amplify the attention for the movie, so you take whatever you can get,said Joel.

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