Diminish and Disparage


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Diminish verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: tends to diminish any rival's accomplishments with snide remarks

Disparage is a synonym for diminish in belittle topic. In some cases you can use "Disparage" instead a verb "Diminish".
Nearby Words: diminution, diminishing
Synonyms for Diminish


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Disparage verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: disparaged polo as a sport for the idle rich

Diminish is a synonym for disparage in reduce topic. You can use "Diminish" instead a verb "Disparage", if it concerns topics such as belittle.
Nearby Words: disparagement, disparaging, disparagingly
Synonyms for Disparage

Common collocations

role diminish role disparage role
appearance diminish appearance disparage appearance
time diminish time disparage time
skills diminish skills disparage skills
Other nouns: looks.
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