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Aggrandize

Meaning: Make appear better or greater (in power, wealth, quality, etc.) than reality

Jun 16, 2016 15:34 IST
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Meaning: Make appear better or greater (in power, wealth, quality, etc.) than reality

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The spider was responsible to aggrandize the powers of the boy.

Pronunciation: uh-gran-dahyz

Usage/Example: 1. Not only do we aggrandize entrepreneurs who simply look and act the part and claim moral outrage when they fail to deliver the goods (Source: Fortune)

2. The ostensible need for sweeping powers to curb such religious violence enables the regime to further aggrandize its political power. (Source: YaleGlobal Online)

3. Even when games do display death, they often aggrandize it to the point of absurdity. (Source: Giant Bomb)

Synonyms and Antonyms: Aggrandize

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