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Since then, suicidal attacks, bomb blasts, and militancy aggrandized.
He did not share her passion for "The Godfather'' ("an aggrandized gangster film'') or "Nashville'' ("a superior book-club novel'').
If you could get past the documentary film that aggrandized each of the four "kings"--American Ballet Theatre's Angel Corella and Ethan Stiefel, The Royal Danish Ballet's Johan Kobborg, and the Bolshoi's Nicolai Tsiskaridze--you had a treat in store.
Like the Symbolists and Nabis, however, the Dadaists and Surrealists, if not the Neo-Romantics, remained entangled with pure painting and contributed to it and actually aggrandized it.
West does come across as someone with a fair degree of scientific credibility (unlike some of the groups and individuals Hall describes) but there is little doubt that his aggrandized proselytizing on the future benefits of cloning and stem cell research creates the kind of publicity that can invite a backlash from theological and conservative comers.