Aggrandize ( verb , verb )

(As a verb)

Aggrandize ( verb )

  1. To increase the power, status, or wealth of a person or organization.
  2. To make something appear greater or more impressive than it really is.

Origin:

From the latin aggrandizare, from ad- "to" + grandis "big".

Examples:

  1. He was accused of aggrandizing himself at the expense of his colleagues.
  2. The company"s public relations department was tasked with aggrandizing the company"s image.
  3. The dictator's regime was known for aggrandizing the military.
  4. The novel aggrandizes the protagonist's achievements.
  5. The politician was accused of aggrandizing his role in the successful project.

(As a verb)

Aggrandize ( verb )

  1. To increase the power, status, or wealth of a person or organization.
  2. To make something appear greater or more impressive than it really is.

Origin:

From the latin aggrandizare, from ad- "to" + grandis "big".

Examples:

  1. He was accused of aggrandizing himself at the expense of his colleagues.
  2. The company"s public relations department was tasked with aggrandizing the company"s image.
  3. The dictator's regime was known for aggrandizing the military.
  4. The novel aggrandizes the protagonist's achievements.
  5. The politician was accused of aggrandizing his role in the successful project.
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