Definition of Aggrandizing

1. Verb. (present participle of aggrandize) ¹



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Definition of Aggrandizing

1. aggrandize [v] - See also: aggrandize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aggrandizing

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aggrandizing (current term)
aggrate
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Literary usage of Aggrandizing

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1. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1854)
"The second method which wit employs in exciting emotions of the ludicrous, is by aggrandizing objects which are in themselves inconsiderable. ..."

2. Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Three Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1869)
"Of wit when employed in aggrandizing objects. The second method which wit employs in exciting emotions of the ludicrous is by aggrandizing objects ..."

3. Elements of Mental Philosophy Enbracing the Two Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1841)
"Of wit when employed in aggrandizing objects. The second method which wit employs in exciting emotions of the ludicrous is by aggrandizing objects which are ..."

4. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1809)
"... interest to co-operate with her, readily promised his assistance towards aggrandizing that branch of the royal line to which he was so nearly allied. ..."

5. A Treatise on International Public Law by Hannis Taylor (1901)
"Treaties aggrandizing France and Sweden at the expense of Spain and the Empire.—From the Peace of Westphalia to that of Utrecht the central figure ever ..."

6. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1804)
"BOOK contrary', his schemes for aggrandizing the family of Medici, ._ his love of splendour, his taste for pleasure, and his magnifi- ..."

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