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Definitions

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  • noun UK, rare Alternative spelling of aggrandizement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

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  • This last vilifying barb you offer in yet another comment when, having had the whole root of your hatred revealed in the posting of that email exchange, rather than actually give grounds for your risible concern with a purported conflict of interests, you continue your rancorous pillorying, not to mention the concomitant pompous self-aggrandisement.

    How Not to be a Writer

  • The only ones who wont see it are at the top who joined for self promotion and aggrandisement. on April 9, 2009 at 4: 40 pm | Reply Joe Public

    You Have Mistaken Me For Someone Else « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • This last vilifying barb you offer in yet another comment when, having had the whole root of your hatred revealed in the posting of that email exchange, rather than actually give grounds for your risible concern with a purported conflict of interests, you continue your rancorous pillorying, not to mention the concomitant pompous self-aggrandisement.

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  • Byron is a crucial figure in Inglis's narrative, partly because his antics above and below tables prefigured those of today's footballers and US presidents, and partly because his aggrandisement of passion is an important milestone in a lineage of emotion traced from the 18th century to the present.

    A Short History of Celebrity by Fred Inglis

  • Blair is a thoroughgoing scoundrel, who has been prepared to stir up the hornets 'nest of the Middle East (at the cost of enormous loss of life) for personal aggrandisement and financial gain.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • When we look back at the ashes of the Brown years there will be one thing that will be said about him; he really could spend oceans of other people's money for absolutely no return except to the aggrandisement of his own ego.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • For all that Netanyahu's innate arrogance and self-aggrandisement was laid bare by the contents of the nine-year-old recording, the collective shrugging of shoulders implies that few expected anything else from a man who has been boasting of his own political prowess throughout his tumultuous career.

    Why Binyamin Netanyahu tape is no real shocker

  • The Newsnight programme was shocking both for its self-aggrandisement and its celebration of unfair bias.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • A tyranny has been imposed that has left our nation bankrupt, defeated and, sold for aggrandisement of this brutal ideology.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • I expect in a few hundred years time historians will be able to distinguish the period 1945-2010 as a continuum of socialist aggrandisement in Britain.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

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