aggrandizement


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Synonyms for aggrandizement

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

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It evokes Europe's wars of national aggrandizement, foreign wars to make the world safe for democracy, and the marginalization of minorities.
hostage are the ones who insist on linking unrelated issues to the budget debate, and selfishly promoting their own agendas and self aggrandizement at the expense of doing the business that the people elected them to do.
Drawing on the theoretical work of Slavoj Zizek, he argues that celebrity humanitarianism is most often self-serving in its promotion of institutional aggrandizement and the celebrity brand; advances consumerism and corporate capitalism by rationalizing the very same global inequality it is ostensibly intended to redress; and is fundamentally depoliticizing and empowering of unaccountable elites.
But this article's focus is on governmental institutions, because a key element of bootstrapping is self-empowerment, and that practice raises fears of government aggrandizement that have a particular historical and constitutional pedigree.
He pointed out that efficiency of a police officer become manifold, if he performs his duties without any self aggrandizement, vested interest or greed.
Fisherman added that Al-Zawahiri is seen, as somebody who isn't always piously committed, but brings with him a sense of personal aggrandizement.
If it, makes debut in the upcoming general elections definitely it will bring revolution in Pakistan, the scene of our politics will sum go through a dramatic and unexpected change Thom could come some fresh blood, which would give us a visionary loader to load the homeland with positive vision towards pros-panty, progress and aggrandizement.
Souter, for all his faults, was one of the court's stronger critics of executive-branch aggrandizement in cases such as Hamdi v.
TABLE 1 CHANGES IN THE NUMBER OF NEGATIVE AND POSITIVE DESCRIPTIONS OF PARTICIPANTS THEMSELVES AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS Self- Other- Control aggrandizement belittlement Self-negative -0.
But his consistent failure to engage in the necessary legwork, his frequent recklessness in pursuit of his own aggrandizement, and his penchant for character assassination have combined to make him look and sound like something he has always claimed to abhor: just another Lebanese politician with a successful cult of personality but none of the discipline and vision demanded of actual statesman.
Robert was a good friend, a person whose interests lay beyond his concerns for self aggrandizement.
Taiwan seeks UN membership not for political aggrandizement, but for the enhancement of security across the Taiwan Strait and in the greater Asia-Pacific region.
Greg Williams knows that leadership is the opportunity for service rather than personal aggrandizement.
However, to him it was always a choice between the sacred and the profane, between the world and the church, between self aggrandizement and self abnegation, between work essentially for charity and working for large commissions, between temperance and self indulgence, between being ultimately his own boss and always being under another.
The latter group, unlike more traditional enemies who desire economic gain, fights for the sake of ego aggrandizement and the "glory of God.