aggrandizement


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Synonyms for aggrandizement

Synonyms for aggrandizement

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

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Since the middle of this century, the dissolution of the public institution and the aversion to permanence and aggrandizement have produced a new and challenging climate for architecture.
The first method of getting solid community benefit and consumer cost savings is an enlightened governing body that insists on community benefit, not institutional aggrandizement.
It is Grimke's achievement to have fully dramatized the degradation and also the aggrandizement, and to have given birth to a character who is so tragically stranded that she can only find discourse with another child "accursed" like herself--or with God.
This campaign of harassment has more to do, however, with personal aggrandizement than any concern for Pacifica's survival and growth as a vibrant and effective national voice.
He pointed out that efficiency of a police officer become manifold, if he performs his duties without any self aggrandizement, vested interest or greed.
Dr Samia Amjad, while talking to reporter here Sunday, said that PML (N) Quaid Nawaz Sharifs decision to rule Punjab by hook or by crook was reflective of his lust for power and self aggrandizement at the cost of democratic system in the country.
Topics addressed include presidential aggrandizement and congressional acquiescence in the "War on Terror," implementation of the Bush doctrine on preemptive attack, realist and reflectivist perspectives on international relations and the "War on Terror," US military strategy and strategic culture, the failure of US pre-war intelligence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, the "War on Terror" and contemporary US-European relations, and US-UK relations and the invasion of Iraq.
As we protest Abbott's outrageous price hike on Norvir here this morning in Santa Clara, we also know that tomorrow in Washington, officials at the NIH will hold public hearings on Abbott to determine if the price move violates the Bayh-Dole Act," said Cesar Portillo, AHF's Chief of Public Affairs, "Abbott's 400% price hike on an eight-year old drug developed with taxpayer support is just not right, and AHF officials will urge NIH regulators tomorrow to crack down on this illegal corporate self aggrandizement.
He also demonstrates that the prospect of war or dynastic aggrandizement could dispel Philip's depression and spur a phase of manic activity, misperceived by contemporaries as a return to normal health.
El futbol a sol y sombra functions as an extended allegory of what society holds as ideals of teamwork, community, valor, and vision, and how these become corrupted by the desire for personal aggrandizement - whether in pursuit of fame or fortune.
Even short of this problem, widening discretion might be an invitation for the further aggrandizement of the role of "experts" in managing society.
Some of his neighbours aren't so sure, and likely will keep their ears cocked for fresh rumblings of German aggrandizement.
This contest has never been about power or personal aggrandizement, but rather about principle as well as the opportunity to enhance shareholder value for all Hercules shareholders.
Despite his posthumous aggrandizement, Henry did play an important role in opening the Atlantic World.
Like Henry, Lasch deplores the aggrandizement of "self esteem," sanitized speech, and the "caring class" that feeds off these therapeutic nostrums.