Aggrandize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈɡrænˌdaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word aggrandize
Brit.  |əˈɡrandʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word aggrandize


- add details to (syn: aggrandise, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider, lard, pad)


...a movie that aggrandizes the bad guys and makes the cops look like dopes...

...a generous grant, enabling the library to significantly aggrandize its collection of books on tape...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: aggrandize
he/she/it: aggrandizes
present participle: aggrandizing
past tense: aggrandized
past participle: aggrandized
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