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4 -- Many freedom struggles of humankind have aggrandized the story of human progress.
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'').
While defined as a so-called Robin Hood of the dispossessed Green Mountain settlers on one hand, Randall finds Allen to also be a self-interested individual, who aggrandized his family's holdings--like the New York land barons he detested.