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Definition of the noun aggrandizement
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noun - plural: aggrandizements
- the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
- example: the aggrandizement of the king
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- alternative spelling: aggrandisement
- synonym of aggrandizement: elevation
- more generic words: increase / step-up = the act of increasing something
- more specific terms: self-aggrandisement / self-aggrandizement / ego trip = an act undertaken to increase your own power and influence or to draw attention to your own importance
Alternative definition of the noun aggrandizement
- The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
- synonym: aggrandization
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Russian aggrandizement is the true danger of the world. Among the striking features of the present crisis is the prominence into which the tribes of the Central Caucasus have been thrown within the last half dozen years. Until that period they ...
by Princeton Review
An aggrandizement is an enlargement. One clue is the root word “grand,” which means large or impressive. This meaning best matches (E), glorification. To be gullible means to be overly trusting or naïve. This meaning best matches (B), easily ...
Critical Assessments by Bob Jessop, Russell Wheatley
From the standpoint of the Judeo-Christian moral tradition, the passion for self- aggrandizement is an evil passion. Its basic inner component, pride, is the root of sin. and the "deeds of universal scope" performed in the Quest for Mastery are in ...
The Implementation of a Safe and Thorough Examination, Determination, and Exorcism of Demonic Possession by John M. Duffey
avoiDing PubliCizing The exorCisM self- aggrandizement is a lethal sin, as its origin is pride. The person stained with the sin of pride ...
Close Connections (2005)
The Bridge Between Spiritual and Physical Reality by John S. Hatcher
The Baha'f writings also make clear that this desire for acquisition and self- aggrandizement is the very force that is described in the scriptures of so many religions as the symbolic figure of Satan, which the Baha'f scriptures allude to as ...
Transformational Leadership (2006)
by Bernard M. Bass, Ronald E. Riggio
Individual aggrandizement is a threat to the collective.Depending on group performancefor goal attainment, there is commitment to more longterm goals. Such commitmentis seen as the dimension ofConfucian dynamism (Hofstede &Bond ...
Russia's Iron Age (2013)
by William Henry Chamberlin
“Westernization” is a precondition to fighting the West on equal terms; and that limitless aggrandizement is the best defense against foes always eager to despoil and, if possible, to destroy Muscovy at any sign of inner weakness or disorder.
Missional: Impossible! (2014)
The Death of Institutional Christianity and the Rebirth of G-d by Francis Rothery
Self‐aggrandizement is the name of the game. It has nothing to do with the example of Christ the wisdom teacher from Galilee. As the apostle Paul warned Corinth, “We all possess knowledge. But knowledge puffs up while love builds up .
by Andrew Robertson
Although territorial aggrandizement fit neatly with the party's long-standing commitment to agrarian egalitarianism, it also contained the vexed question of the expansion of slavery into the West. But as the war unfolded and American forces ...
by Hazel Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University Jack A Goldstone, Jack A. Goldstone
The second part of the dual malaise is self-oriented—the pursuit of self- aggrandizement and efite-promotion. The old anticolonial fighters become what Fanon calls “that company of profiteers impatient for the returns.” Cultural dependence and ...
aggrandizement agglutination ...
by Daniel Jones, Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees
-iz, -in, -d aggrandizement — aitchbone — 8 aggrandizement [-ise-] a'graendizmant aggravate, -es,
Culture in Britain, 1780s-1830s by Laura Dabundo
Therefore, the Greek models were used mainly for travesty rather than aggrandizement, as in OediptM TyranntM/ or, SweUfoot the Ty rant (1819). When Shelley used Greek models without ulterior political ambitions, as in the Hymn.1 ...
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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1A1N1D2I1Z10E1M3E1N1T1
The value of this 14-letter word is 28 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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