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romanticize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of romanticize

  1. to represent or think of as better than reality would warrant <he romanticized what life in a small town would be like, only to be later disappointed when reality intruded> Synonyms glamorize (also glamourize), glamour (up), glorify, idealizeRelated Words heroicize, heroize; euphemize, poeticize, soften, sweeten; adulate, canonize, deify, idolize; aggrandize, dignify, ennoble, enshrine, enthrone, magnifyNear Antonyms belittle, decry, denigrate, deprecate, disparage, minimize, put downAntonyms deglamorize




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