aggrandise meaning

  "aggrandise" in a sentence
Verb: aggrandise  u'grandIz
Usage: Brit (=aggrandize)
  1. Add details to
    - embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, blow up, dramatize, dramatise [Brit]

Derived forms: aggrandises, aggrandised, aggrandising

See also: aggrandisement [Brit]

Type of: amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate


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  1. I just hate the whole revisionist, self-aggrandising mindset ')
  2. Many of these seem to be attempts by families to aggrandise the lineage.
  3. In December 1822 he was sued for aggrandising his by now 620 acre farm.
  4. The archbishop had the support of the Meissen, who wished to aggrandise their own dioceses.
  5. During his long career as Premier, Smallwood was often accused of being autocratic and self-aggrandising.

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