aggrandise


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Related to aggrandise: interfered

aggrandise


Past participle: aggrandised
Gerund: aggrandising

Imperative
aggrandise
aggrandise
Present
I aggrandise
you aggrandise
he/she/it aggrandises
we aggrandise
you aggrandise
they aggrandise
Preterite
I aggrandised
you aggrandised
he/she/it aggrandised
we aggrandised
you aggrandised
they aggrandised
Present Continuous
I am aggrandising
you are aggrandising
he/she/it is aggrandising
we are aggrandising
you are aggrandising
they are aggrandising
Present Perfect
I have aggrandised
you have aggrandised
he/she/it has aggrandised
we have aggrandised
you have aggrandised
they have aggrandised
Past Continuous
I was aggrandising
you were aggrandising
he/she/it was aggrandising
we were aggrandising
you were aggrandising
they were aggrandising
Past Perfect
I had aggrandised
you had aggrandised
he/she/it had aggrandised
we had aggrandised
you had aggrandised
they had aggrandised
Future
I will aggrandise
you will aggrandise
he/she/it will aggrandise
we will aggrandise
you will aggrandise
they will aggrandise
Future Perfect
I will have aggrandised
you will have aggrandised
he/she/it will have aggrandised
we will have aggrandised
you will have aggrandised
they will have aggrandised
Future Continuous
I will be aggrandising
you will be aggrandising
he/she/it will be aggrandising
we will be aggrandising
you will be aggrandising
they will be aggrandising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been aggrandising
you have been aggrandising
he/she/it has been aggrandising
we have been aggrandising
you have been aggrandising
they have been aggrandising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been aggrandising
you will have been aggrandising
he/she/it will have been aggrandising
we will have been aggrandising
you will have been aggrandising
they will have been aggrandising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been aggrandising
you had been aggrandising
he/she/it had been aggrandising
we had been aggrandising
you had been aggrandising
they had been aggrandising
Conditional
I would aggrandise
you would aggrandise
he/she/it would aggrandise
we would aggrandise
you would aggrandise
they would aggrandise
Past Conditional
I would have aggrandised
you would have aggrandised
he/she/it would have aggrandised
we would have aggrandised
you would have aggrandised
they would have aggrandised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.aggrandise - add details to
glorify - cause to seem more splendid; "You are glorifying a rather mediocre building"
exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overstate, amplify, magnify, overdraw - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
References in classic literature ?
He only wanted to aggrandise and enrich himself; and if Miss Woodhouse of Hartfield, the heiress of thirty thousand pounds, were not quite so easily obtained as he had fancied, he would soon try for Miss Somebody else with twenty, or with ten.
He added: "It's difficult to understand why someone would aggrandise what has happened instead of showing remorse at the death.
CHARITY: Taylor Council director Peter Morgan said in a report to councillors: "The concern officers have with the term 'cultural centre' is that it's often adopted by groups to aggrandise a local community centre.