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amplĭfĭco , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. amplusfacio, make wide, to widen, extend, enlarge, increase (class., but mostly in prose).
II. Esp., in rhet. t. t., to place a subject in some way in a clearer light, to amplify, dilate upon, enlarge upon: “summa laus eloquentiae est amplificare rem ornando,Cic. de Or. 3, 26, 104; cf. id. ib. 1, 51, 221; id. Ac. 2, 2 al.; v. amplificatio.
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