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  • adjective Used other than as an idiom: see writ,‎ large,‎ larger,‎ largest.
  • adjective figuratively Magnified; on a large scale.
  • adjective figuratively Readily discerned, unmistakably indicated.

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  • adjective made more obvious or prominent


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writ ("written") + large; a reference to Plato’s Republic, wherein he describes the state as being like the individual, but larger and easier to examine.


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  • In a stark or exaggerated form

    July 14, 2014