Belittle and Magnify


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Belittle verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: belittled the movie hunk's acting ability

Magnify is an antonym for belittle in run down topic.
Nearby Word: belittling
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Magnify verb – To add to the interest of by including made-up details.
Usage example: there's no need to magnify the events of your trip in order to make it seem impressive

Belittle is an antonym for magnify in topics: exaggerate, enlarge.
Nearby Words: magnified, magnification, magnifying, magnifier
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