Definition of Aggrandises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of aggrandise) ¹



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Definition of Aggrandises

1. aggrandise [v] - See also: aggrandise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aggrandises

aggrace
aggraced
aggraces
aggracing
aggradation
aggradational
aggradations
aggrade
aggraded
aggrades
aggrading
aggrandise
aggrandised
aggrandises (current term)
aggrandising
aggrandizable
aggrandization
aggrandizations
aggrandize
aggrandized
aggrandizement
aggrandizements
aggrandizer
aggrandizers
aggrandizes
aggrandizing
aggrate
aggrated

Literary usage of Aggrandises

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"... "it blesseth him that gives and him that takes j" and the tenant in paying his landlord aggrandises himself. " Fair is foul, and foul is fair. ..."

2. The Chartist Movement by Mark Hovell (1918)
"... which aids the powerful and strikes the helpless, which punishes the innocent and rewards the guilty, which aggrandises the rich and robs the poor, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1863)
"For it is not only the genius of rarest intellects which adorns and aggrandises social states, but the aspirations and the efforts of thousands and millions ..."

4. The Spirit of the Age; Or, Contemporary Portraits edited by William Carew Hazlitt (1886)
"Mr. Godwin, in all his writings, dwells upon one idea or exclusive view of a subject, aggrandises a sentiment, exaggerates a character, ..."

5. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"It is curious that while Lewes aggrandises and Bielschowsky minimizes the personality of Goethe, the exact reverse is the case with their judgment on his ..."

6. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"It is curious that while Lewes aggrandises and Bielschowsky minimizes the personality of Goethe, the exact reverse is the case with their judgment on his ..."

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