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 Meanings and Examples of MAGNIFY
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
magnify
 v.  intensify or increase; make greater in size
Example Sentence:
1  If increasing the text size via the browser or Windows options does not make text easy to read, then the next step is to magnify the screen.
2  He tried to magnify the part he played in the battle.
3  The microscope magnified the object two hundred times.
4  If you focus the sun's rays through a magnifying glass on a dry leaf, it will start to burn.
5  Fame is a magnifying glass.
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  Some of them were very tall; many were dressed in white; and all had a sweeping amplitude of array that seemed to magnify their persons as a mist magnifies the moon.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  For, although their largest telescopes do not exceed three feet, they magnify much more than those of a hundred with us, and show the stars with greater clearness.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
3  Having already described him in most of his present habitatory and anatomical peculiarities, it now remains to magnify him in an archaeological, fossiliferous, and antediluvian point of view.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
4  The mere fact of obeying her orders, of feeling free to go about his business again and talk with other men, restored his shaken balance and magnified his sense of what he owed her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
5  Something had upset him, perhaps he had had a small quarrel with Scarlett and magnified it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
6  The danger was, therefore, magnified exactly in proportion to the number of the savage spirits by which they were surrounded.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
7  Since he had turned his back upon the fight his fears had been wondrously magnified.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
8  The youth, peering once through a sudden rift in a cloud, saw a brown mass of troops, interwoven and magnified until they appeared to be thousands.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
9  His name even went into immortal print, for the village paper magnified him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  Hereupon he wandered into a boudoir formed entirely of mirrors, like the one in Castle Rosenburg; but here the glasses magnified to an astonishing degree.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
11  Being a little shortsighted, Mr. Bhaer sometimes used eye glasses, and Jo had tried them once, smiling to see how they magnified the fine print of her book.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
12  And the impulses felt by a single person are always magnified in a crowd.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIX
13  The mist, gloomily empurpled, magnified the star.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
14  As he spoke, he whipped a tape measure and a large round magnifying glass from his pocket.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
15  This he opened and made a very careful examination of the sill with his powerful magnifying lens.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET