aggrandize[ uh-gran-dahyz, ag-ruhn-dahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF aggrandize
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGGRANDIZE
To aggrandize his own has been for years his sole end and aim.
The first of these moves was to aggrandize the "Association" to a "Church."
If the Guises were French princes, their interest would be to aggrandize France.
The people were virtually enslaved to aggrandize a single person.
His wish to re-establish his house grew into an ardent desire to aggrandize it.
Looking back at his career, it does not appear that he made war with ambitious objects to aggrandize his Empire.
It became the nobler ambition of Julius to aggrandize the church, and to reassume the protectorate of the Italian people.
Imlac now felt the enthusiastic fit, and was proceeding to aggrandize his own profession, when the prince cried out, Enough!
Are not the large States evidently seeking to aggrandize themselves at the expense of the small?
Strength is a splendid thing, but it must be used to help other and weaker people, not to aggrandize oneself.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AGGRANDIZE
- attract attention
- blow one's own horn
- blow smoke
- congratulate oneself
- flatter oneself
- give a good account of oneself
- hug oneself
- lay on thick
- show off
- sound off
- talk big