Aug
13
2014

aggrandize

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

ə graen daIz
1. to increase in size or scope; enlarge; extend.
Plans were made to further aggrandize the palace.
2.  to make, or cause to appear, grander in wealth, stature, power, or influence; exalt.
In his autobiography, the former president aggrandizes his role in the peace agreement.
His service to the king had aggrandized him; he was now a member of the nobility with a large estate.

 

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