Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / aggrandizement
FEEDBACK

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

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
Why need she have been taught to mingle notions of worldly position and aggrandizement with the emotions of her heart?
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Personal ambition and aggrandizement never for a moment entered his head, or formed part of it.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD

WORDS RELATED TO AGGRANDIZEMENT

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

WORD OF THE DAY

terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION