Aggrandize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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

verb

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

Examples

...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

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