magnify, amplify (verb)
increase in size, volume or significance
"Her terror was magnified in her mind"
overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify (verb)
to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
"tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
blow up, enlarge, magnify (verb)
"blow up an image"
To praise, glorify (someone or something, especially god).
To make (something) larger or more important.
To make (someone or something) appear greater or more important than it is; to intensify, exaggerate.
To make (something) appear larger by means of a lens, magnifying glass, telescope etc.