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- n. The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Aggrandizement.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of aggrandizing, or the condition or state of being aggrandized. Also spelled aggrandisation.
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The framework for total control of the citizenry, the economy and the media is being built upon in a relentless aggrandization of Govermental power.
The framework for total control of the citizenry, the economy and the media is being built upon in a relentless aggrandization of Govermental power. '
You know how it got to be really cool to decry self-aggrandization in rap music for a while?
Along with the change in culture, came a change in values; no longer were the good of society and the upholding of integrity and honor of highest benefit; instead, the new era celebrated the individual, and the self-aggrandization of the self as the supreme good.
It suggests that there are institutions that go beyond the fluff and conceited self-aggrandization of the big name and Ivy-League schools and often their students.
But most of the visions dancing in their heads are taudry affairs, toxic sugarplums of self-aggrandization and ego-inflation, the worship of celebrity rather than the creationof excellence.
This is classic aggrandization on the part of Muslims leaders who want Islam to have a good reputation but refuse to take the necessary action in order to achieve it.
I'm inclined to give him the benefit of the doubt - I don't think he's doing this for self aggrandization at the expense of the conservative movement.
The clean-up needs to get rid of the language of exaggeration, of comparisons to past "epic" events and of generalizations, racism against jews and heroic Islamic / Arabic self-aggrandization.
I guess they are racist too for rejecting BO's self aggrandization.