En*large"ment (?), n.
The act of increasing in size or bulk, real or apparent; the state of being increased; augmentation; further extension; expansion.
Expansion or extension, as of the powers of the mind; ennoblement, as of the feelings and character; as, an enlargement of views, of knowledge, of affection.
A setting at large, or being set at large; release from confinement, servitude, or distress; liberty.
Give enlargement to the swain.
Diffusiveness of speech or writing; expatiation; a wide range of discourse or argument.
An enlargement upon the vices and corruptions that were got into the army.
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