Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of enlarge.

Etymologies

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enlarge + -eth

Examples

  • David, or if thou dost see them, as Ficinus adviseth, let not thine eye be intentus ad libidinem, do not intend her more than the rest: for as [5645] Propertius holds, Ipse alimenta sibi maxima praebet amor, love as a snow ball enlargeth itself by sight: but as Hierome to

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • For the lives, not only of men, but of commonwealths and the whole world, run not upon a helix that still enlargeth; but on a circle, where, arriving to their meridian, they decline in obscurity, and fall under the horizon again.

    Religio Medici

  • And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the head.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the nations, and straiteneth them again.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Some say, that though she appear honest to me, yet in other places she enlargeth her mirth so far that there is shrewd construction made of her.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • But because I perceive, that their wicked intent will never come to passe, but contrariwise, that your faith enlargeth it selfe, shining every day much more cleare and splendant: I gather thereby evidently, that the blessed Spirit is the true ground and defence thereof, as being more true and holy then any other.

    The Decameron

  • Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people.

    Habakkuk 2.

  • Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the head.

    Deuteronomy 33.

  • And as God enlargeth men's occasions and calls, so he will enlarge their abilities, provided they do what is their duty to that end and purpose; for the slothful, the negligent, the fearful, those that are under the power of prejudices, will have no share in this mercy.

    Pneumatologia

  • Fervency and intension of mind quickeneth and enlargeth the faculties, and leaveth vigorous impressions upon them of the things treated about in our supplications.

    Pneumatologia

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