aggrandize [uh-gran-dahyz, ag-ruhn-dahyz]

verb (used with object), ag·gran·dized, ag·gran·diz·ing.

1. to widen in scope; increase in size or intensity; enlarge; extend.

2. to make great or greater in power, wealth, rank, or honor.

3. to make (something) appear greater.


eschatology [es-kuh-tol-uh-jee]

1. any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state, etc.

limn [lim]

verb (used with object)

1. to represent in drawing or painting.

2. to portray in words; describe.