HyperDic: aggrandise

English > 1 sense of the word aggrandise:
VERBcommunicationaggrandise, embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, blow up, dramatize, dramatiseadd details to
English > aggrandise: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningadd details to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
Synonymsembroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, blow up, dramatize, dramatise
NarrowerglorifyCause to seem more splendid
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishadornar, decorar, echarle teatro, embellecer, hinchar, meter paja
Catalanadornar, decorar, embellir, fer bombo, inflar
Nounsaggrandisementthe act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

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