September 25th, 2007

Hobbes

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aggrandize-adjective  /əˈgrændaɪz, ˈægrənˌdaɪz/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[uh-gran-dahyz, ag-ruhn-dahyz]
1. to widen in scope; increase in size or intensity; enlarge; extend.
2. to make great or greater in power, wealth, rank, or honor.
3. to make (something) appear greater

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The king, while attempting to aggrandize his kingdom, lost the war and so lost his entire kingdom.