The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Aggrandize \Ag"gran*dize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aggrandized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Aggrandizing.] [F. agrandir; [`a] (L. ad) +
grandir to increase, L. grandire, fr. grandis great. See
Grand, and cf. Finish.]
1. To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize
our conceptions, authority, distress.
2. To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth;
-- applied to persons, countries, etc.
His scheme for aggrandizing his son. --Prescott.
3. To make appear great or greater; to exalt. --Lamb.
Syn: To augment; exalt; promote; advance.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
87 Moby Thesaurus words for "aggrandized":
accelerated, amplified, apotheosized, augmented, awesome,
ballyhooed, beatified, beefed-up, big, bloated, boosted, broadened,
canonized, deepened, deified, disproportionate, elevated, eminent,
enhanced, enlarged, ennobled, enshrined, enthroned, exaggerated,
exalted, excellent, excessive, exorbitant, expanded, extended,
extravagant, extreme, glorified, grand, grandiloquent, great,
heightened, held in awe, high, high and mighty, high-flown, hiked,
hyperbolic, immortal, immortalized, increased, inflated,
inordinate, intensified, jazzed up, lofty, magnified, mighty,
multiplied, overdone, overdrawn, overemphasized, overemphatic,
overestimated, overgreat, overlarge, overpraised, oversold,
overstated, overstressed, overwrought, prodigal, profuse,
proliferated, puffed, raised, reinforced, sainted, sanctified,
shrined, spread, stiffened, strengthened, stretched, sublime,
supereminent, superlative, swollen, throned, tightened, touted,