Diminish and Praise


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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

Praise is an antonym for diminish in topics: extend, rise, belittle, become or cause to be less.
Nearby Words: diminution, diminishing
Antonyms for Diminish


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Praise verb – To proclaim the glory of.
Diminish is an antonym for praise.
Nearby Words: praised, praising
Antonyms for Praise
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Common collocations

love diminish love praise love
sense diminish sense praise sense
ability diminish ability praise ability
power diminish power praise power
Other nouns: role, point, time, fact, ending, film, efforts, skills, abilities.

Both words in one sentence

  • Among two artists (or scientists, or politicians) with equal credentials, one native and one foreigner, they will always praise the foreigner and search for the slightest faults in the native's performance to diminish him or her.
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Antonyms for diminish
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