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Synonyms for aggrandize

verb cause something to seem or be greater, bigger
  • acclaim
  • applaud
  • augment
  • boost
  • commend
  • dignify
  • distinguish
  • enlarge
  • ennoble
  • expand
  • extend
  • glorify
  • heighten
  • hike
  • honor
  • hype
  • increase
  • intensify
  • jump
  • magnify
  • multiply
  • parlay
  • praise
  • beef up
  • hike up
  • jack up

Antonyms for aggrandize

  • abridge
  • censure
  • condemn
  • condense
  • contract
  • criticize
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • degrade
  • denounce
  • diminish
  • disapprove
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • humiliate
  • keep
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • reproach
  • shame
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • weaken
  • belittle
  • debase
  • depress
  • humble
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to aggrandize

apotheosize

verb. exalt
  • aggrandize
  • apotheose
  • deify
  • dignify
  • elevate
  • ennoble
  • glorify
  • idealize
  • idolize
  • laud
  • put on a pedestal
  • worship

boast

verb. brag
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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