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  1. writ large(adj)

    made more obvious or prominent

    "the effect of...his irregular life could be seen writ large on his gaunt features"

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  1. writ large(Adjective)

    Magnified; on a large scale.

  2. writ large(Adjective)

    Readily discerned, unmistakably indicated.

  3. Origin: writ + 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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