enlargement

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enlargement (plural enlargements)

  1. The act of making something larger.
    Rick was ashamed about the size of his penis, so he had a penis enlargement.
  2. (figuratively) A making more obvious or serious; exacerbation.
    ‘’’1874 Thomas Hardy, ‘’Far From the Madding Crowd’’, 2005 Barnes & Noble Classics publication of 1912 Wessex edition, p337:
    • Bathsheba underwent the enlargement of her husband's absence from hours to days with a slight feeling of surprise, and a slight feeling of relief; yet neither sensation rose at any time far above the level commonly designated as indifference.
  3. An image, particularly a photograph, that has been enlarged.

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