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dilate
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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become wider (bigger)
  • ...business is:—we have here writ To Norway, uncle of young Fortinbras,— Who, impotent and bed-rid, scarcely hears Of this his nephew's purpose,—to suppress His further gait herein; in that the levies, The lists, and full proportions are all made Out of his subject:—and we here dispatch You, good Cornelius, and you, Voltimand, For bearers of this greeting to old Norway; Giving to you no further personal power To business with the king, more than the scope Of these dilated articles allow.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (15% in)

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