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amplificatory (comparative more amplificatory, superlative most amplificatory)

  1. Serving to amplify or enlarge; amplificative.
    • John Daniel Morell, An Historical and Critical View of the Speculative Philosophy of Europe in the Nineteenth Century
      [] the latter expresses something respecting the former which, instead of being a mere analysis of its meaning, indicates an actual increase of our knowledge concerning it, on which account such judgments were termed by Kant amplificatory, as adding something to our former ideas on the question.

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