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What does "Aggrandize" mean?


(v. i.) To increase or become great (v. t.) To make appear great or greater; to exalt (v. t.) To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc (v. t.) To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize our conceptions, authority, distress

Synonyms pad, embellish, blow up, lard, dramatize, embroider, dramatise

Word Family aggrandise, aggrandised, aggrandisement, aggrandises, aggrandising, aggrandized, aggrandizement, aggrandizes, aggrandizing