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Aggrandize

Jun 16, 2016 15:34 IST

    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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