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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To make or appear great or greater. Add details to.

Usage examples (38)
  • I think that using your public-sector contacts to aggrandize yourself when you leave . . . creates a view that the public sector is for sale.
  • The ruins of this government aggrandize the States.
  • So why do the networks aggrandize these “terror plots”?
  • To aggrandize his own has been for years his sole end and aim. for more
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