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At his birthday party in season 3, Kendall plans to be lifted up on a cross, but then scuttles the gambit when even he recognizes the moment would read as aggrandizement.
9 CLUES THAT SET UP KENDALL’S BIG CLIFFHANGER ON SUCCESSIONELIANA DOCKTERMANDECEMBER 6, 2021TIME
Apple’s apparent predominance in this survey might contradict the advice to play down the aggrandizement of an exiting CEO and highlight the compilation and transfer of an organization’s history to the next chief executive.
FOR TECH FIRMS, THE RISK OF NOT PREPARING FOR LEADERSHIP CHANGES IS HUGERAM IYERJULY 30, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Executive aggrandizement, the fourth threat, is the one that has really been engaged in pretty equally by both parties since FDR.
RBG, MINORITY RULE, AND OUR LOOMING LEGITIMACY CRISISEZRA KLEINSEPTEMBER 25, 2020VOX
The aggrandizement of one tends to excite a combination, or at least the wishes of many, to reduce him to the common level.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Napoleon had opened to him at Tilsit a dazzling vista of territorial aggrandizement.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Rome had been too occupied with politics and aggrandizement ever to become cultured.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
They talked of the covetousness and want of scruple of the Knights, of their passion for aggrandizement and their rapacity.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
Hence, in the order of Providence, the dream of Charlemagne as to unbounded military aggrandizement could not be realized.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Now you ask: "What were his reforms, and what were his schemes of aggrandizement, for which we honor him while we denounce him?"
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Such a restoration would have foiled their projects of aggrandizement in Eastern Europe.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
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WORDS RELATED TO AGGRANDIZEMENT

  • aggrandizement
  • boasting
  • excess
  • fabrication
  • fish story
  • hype
  • hyperbole
  • overemphasis
  • puffery
  • tabloid journalism
  • tall story
  • whopper
  • yellow journalism
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