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criticize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of criticize

  1. to express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of people who criticize every single idea that the principal has for improving the school Synonyms blame, censure, condemn, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], dispraise, fault, knock, pan, reprehend, slag [chiefly British] Related Words skewer, tweak; assail, attack, blast, clobber, slam, slash; nick (at), snipe (at); beef, bellyache, bitch, carp, cavil, complain, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grouse, growl, grumble, kick, kvetch, moan, murmur, mutter, niggle, quibble, whine; admonish, chide, drub, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; berate, castigate, crucify, excoriate, flay, gibbet, hammer, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lash, pillory, scold, upbraid; bad-mouth, belittle, decry, deride, discommend, disparage, put down Phrases come down hard (on), find fault (with), take to task Near Antonyms approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), recommend, sanction Antonyms extol (also extoll), laud, praise



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