Part of speech: noun

To increase the apparent size of, as by a microscope; extol; glorify; enlarge.

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Usage examples "magnify":

  1. They are partial, and apt to magnify their own. - "Emerson and Other Essays", John Jay Chapman.
  2. Contrasts are eloquent to belittle or magnify. - "Cathedrals of Spain", John A. (John Allyne) Gade.
  3. To magnify the deeds of his ancestors was neither politic nor safe, nor did it lead to favours or promotion. - "The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians", E. A. Wallis Budge.