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grandiose

 [gran´de-ōs″]
in psychiatry, pertaining to exaggerated belief or claims of one's importance or identity, often manifested by delusions of great wealth, power, or fame.

gran·di·ose

(gran'dē-ōs),
Pertaining to feelings of great importance, expansiveness, or delusions of grandeur.
[It. grandioso, fr. L. grandis, large]
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Where these projects seem merely grandiose fantasies, Thies reminds us of the equally grandiose fantasies of roads, bridges, stadiums, and extermination camps that Hitler actually produced.
Well, okay, goodbye sounds pretty lame & grandiose after only a year doing something-though I have been involved with the RAIL in one form or another for about six years (and I'll be sticking around tangentially, as an editor-at-large).