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- adjective Used other than as an idiom: see
writ, large, larger, largest.
- adjective figuratively
Magnified; on a large scale.
- adjective figuratively Readily
discerned, unmistakably indicated.
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- adjective made more obvious or prominent
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writ ("written") + large; a reference to Plato’s Republic, wherein he describes the state as being like the individual, but larger and easier to examine.
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relishandbeans commented on the word writ large
In a stark or exaggerated form
July 14, 2014