Belittle and Flatter


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Belittle verb – Express a negative opinion of.
Flatter is an antonym for belittle in topics: praise, compliment, detract.
Nearby Word: belittling
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Flatter verb – To praise too much.
Usage example: the billionaire has an army of assistants who are eager to flatter him at every opportunity

Belittle is an antonym for flatter in topics: complement, compliment excessively.
Nearby Words: flat, flatten, flattering, flattery, flattered
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Common collocations

guy belittle guy flatter guy
feelings belittle feelings flatter feelings
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Flatter or Belittle. 2016. Accessed October 23, 2020.

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