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Aggrandize

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Verb

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Aggrandize

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verb (transitive)
1. 
to increase the power, wealth, prestige, scope, etc, of
2. 
to cause (something) to seem greater; magnify; exaggerate

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Aggrandize

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verb transitiveWord forms: agˈgranˌdized or agˈgranˌdizing
1. 
to make greater, more powerful, richer, etc.
often used reflexively
2. 
to make seem greater or more exalted

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Aggrandize

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tr.v. ag·gran·dized, ag·gran·diz·ing, ag·gran·diz·es
1.
a. To increase the scope of; extend: aggrandized the authority of his position.
b. To make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation: "The executive branch had aggrandized itself during the war at the expense of the legislative branch" (David Herbert Donald).
2. To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate: aggrandized his contributions to the project.

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