Compliment and Criticize


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Compliment verb – To express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune.
Criticize is an antonym for compliment in praise topic.
Nearby Words: complement, complimented, complimentary, complied, complimenting
Antonyms for Compliment


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Criticize verb – To express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of.
Compliment is an antonym for criticize in topics: find fault with, approve, praise, disapprove, analyze.
Nearby Words: critical, criticise, criticism, critic, critically
Antonyms for Criticize
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Common collocations

sense compliment sense criticize sense
work compliment work criticize work
lack compliment lack criticize lack
someone compliment someone criticize someone
Other nouns: player, everyone, skills.
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