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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. [1913 Webster] 2. To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc. [1913 Webster] His scheme for aggrandizing his son. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 3. To make appear great or greater; to exalt. --Lamb. [1913 Webster] Syn: To augment; exalt; promote; advance. [1913 Webster]