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aggrandize (verb), aggrandizes; aggrandized; aggrandizing
1. To enhance or to increase power, reputation, prestige, or stature: Being elected to the highest office of the land certainly aggrandized the sense of importance for Frank's uncle.
2. To exaggerate or to embellish an accomplishment: When describing the fish that he caught, Morgan's nephew, Mike, tends to aggrandize the length and weight of the fish.
To make something great or greater than it actually is.
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To embellish or aggrandize something.
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To exaggerate.
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To make something seem great or greater by embellishing it, exaggerating it, or making it seem much better than it really is. (3)