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Barnhill explores the fallout of aggrandizing motherhood into a divine calling.
Far from aggrandizing his role in the armed forces, Douglas writes of how chagrined he was when his Whitman unit's commander asked the group to parade through Walla Walla to celebrate war's end.
"There has been a willing surrender of Congressional authority to an aggrandizing White House.
aggrandizing desire to promote an affair with her wealthy employer's son.