Then with great labor he began to widen the passageway.
He did much to widen the national church.
Strict application to technical "clerks," and to widen it out so as to embrace all varieties of ordained Christian ministers.
Drawn up by Melanchthon, this pronouncement was intended to widen the breach between the Lutherans and the Zwinglians, and to narrow that between the Lutherans and the Romanists; from this time it was regarded as the chief standard of the Lutheran faith.
"Widen your stance," he instructed, and nudged her left leg out farther with his own.