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1. romanticize

verb. ['roʊˈmæntəˌsaɪz'] interpret romantically.

Synonyms

  • idealise
  • romanticise
  • idealize
  • glamorize

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise
  • transitivize

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Words that Rhyme with Romanticize

  • fantasize

Example sentences of the word romanticize


1. Verb, base form
Don't romanticize a search for birth families.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Movie and television producers romanticize a laid-back lifestyle on cattle and horse ranches.

Quotes containing the word romanticize


1. It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn't save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I'm not naive, and I don't romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
- Chris Kyle

2. The thing about dead people... The thing is you sound like a bastard if you don't romanticize them, but the truth is... complicated, I guess.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

3. We all romanticize the people we adore.
- John Green

2. romanticize

verb. ['roʊˈmæntəˌsaɪz'] act in a romantic way.

Synonyms

  • do
  • act

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

3. romanticize

verb. ['roʊˈmæntəˌsaɪz'] make romantic in style.

Synonyms

  • romanticise
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
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