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idealize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of idealize

  1. to represent or think of as better than reality would warrant <he had a tendency to idealize his heroes and believe they could do no wrong> Synonyms glamorize (also glamourize), glamour (up), glorify, romanticize Related Words heroicize, heroize; euphemize, poeticize, soften, sweeten; adulate, canonize, deify, idolize; aggrandize, dignify, ennoble, enshrine, enthrone, magnify Near Antonyms belittle, decry, denigrate, deprecate, disparage, minimize, put down Antonyms deglamorize




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