For example, the community college baccalaureate is a result of practitioners' political agenda to aggrandize their institutions.
But there are people who have political goals, who want to aggrandize themselves or their organizations or their movements.
But she has used that skill to protect her friends and aggrandize herself.
Religion itself can be another form of ego gratification - a kind of spiritual consumerism that focuses on having spiritual experiences to aggrandize the self, spiritual hedonism, but hedonism nonetheless.
In their study of human society, the anthropologists aggrandize themselves to the observational perspective of gods even as they reduce humans to little more than animals.
They executed riots within the school over specific grievances or to aggrandize their own power within the school population.
In other words, in the name of ‘taking the schools out of politics,’ they hoped to aggrandize the educational bureaucracy and maintain its power virtually unchecked by any popular or democratic control.
And Gank isn't without brothers in arms among Cleveland independents manning the front lines in the battle to aggrandize the Rust Belt, as Cash Money and No Limit did the South.
an action intended to aggrandize the Frankish dynasty
The Coens unashamedly celebrate and aggrandize American culture and sense of place, using it to enhance stories that convey and explore love, betrayal and ambition.