Minimize and Magnify


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Minimize verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: sore losers trying to minimize the other team's victory

Magnify is an antonym for minimize in reduce topic.
Nearby Words: minimise, minimum, minimal, minimization, minimizing
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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

Minimize is an antonym for magnify in enlarge topic.
Nearby Words: magnified, magnification, magnifying, magnifier
Antonyms for Magnify
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damage minimize damage magnify damage
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