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Definition of Aggrandized
AggrandizedAggrandize Ag"gran*dize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggrandized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Aggrandizing.] [F. agrandir; [`a] (L. ad) +
grandir to increase, L. grandire, fr. grandis great. See
Grand, and cf. Finish.]
1. To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize
our conceptions, authority, distress.
2. To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth;
-- applied to persons, countries, etc.
His scheme for aggrandizing his son. --Prescott.
3. To make appear great or greater; to exalt. --Lamb.
Syn: To augment; exalt; promote; advance.
Meaning of Aggrandized from wikipedia
is to speak
with excessive pride
and self-satisfaction about
one's achievements, possessions, or abilities. Boasting occurs
- The Chesterfield
to Borsseler, and the earliest known aggrandized image
- some of Belfort's claims
were "invented", as for instance
for him by others
at his firm." He strongly...
- sometimes characterized
his work as fanciful, non-rigorous, and self-aggrandizing
, and others complained
in his later years
that he neglected
- was taken
that a legitimate function
of a monarch
was to aggrandize
his dynasty: that is, to expand
of his family
of the Habsburg
Monarchy, and adopted
the double-headed eagle, aggrandized
by an inescutcheon emblem
of the House
of Habsburg-Lorraine and the Order...
the song, because
he believed audiences would think
it was a "self-aggrandizing
that he "hated boastfulness
in others". In an effort...
- in Rome on 30 October
the appointment. Fascist propaganda aggrandized
this event, known
as "March on Rome", as a "seizure" of power
- caput inter nubila
(condit) (she plunges) [her] head in the clouds
as to be beyond practical
of mythology", a claim
that had been dismissed
: "The whole
idea of Star Wars as a mythological
thing, I think
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