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synonyms for demonize

  • criticize
  • demean
  • deprecate
  • diminish
  • disparage
  • vilify
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antonyms for demonize

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  • canonize
  • celebrate
  • honor
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How to use demonize in a sentence

Newsletter articles demonized second-wave feminists as “arrogant” and “anti-male.”
NEWSLETTERS MAY THREATEN THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA, BUT THEY ALSO BUILD COMMUNITIESSARAH OVINKJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He is right that racism remains a problem and that the nation faces an existential threat when racial groups employ partisan politics to demonize others.
A WELL-WORN ARGUMENT ABOUT RACE, INTELLIGENCE AND VIOLENCETHEODORE JOHNSONJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This isolation matters, too, because it means that parties can’t count on enthusiasm from their own voters — instead, they must demonize the political opposition in order to mobilize voters.
WHY THE TWO-PARTY SYSTEM IS EFFING UP U.S. DEMOCRACYLEE DRUTMAN (DRUTMAN@NEWAMERICA.ORG)JUNE 16, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The film also draws on the current trend of reevaluating demonized women to give her a far more sympathetic persona.
WHY IT’S SO SATISFYING TO ROOT FOR DISNEY VILLAINSAJA ROMANOMAY 28, 2021VOX
They care about demonizing and attacking law enforcement, and I think it’s wrong.
LEBRON JAMES SAYS HIS DELETED TWEET ABOUT POLICE SHOOTING WAS ‘BEING USED TO CREATE MORE HATE’CINDY BORENAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The first is that we wind up demonizing a category of people who are defined to a large extent arbitrarily and, inevitably, to a large extent by race.
HOW WE DEFINE VIOLENT CRIME IN AMERICA SHAPES WHO GETS PUNISHED FOR IT—AND WHO DOESN'TDAVID ALAN SKLANSKYAPRIL 7, 2021TIME
The GOP has been sliding into authoritarianism over two decades, using increasingly demonizing rhetoric against its opponents.
AMERICAN DEMOCRACY CAN'T SURVIVE UNLESS THE FAR RIGHT IS MARGINALIZED. HERE'S HOW TO DO ITLEE DRUTMANMARCH 19, 2021TIME
It’s why visibility is such an important facet in the fight for acceptance – the more we become aware that the people we demonize are people we actually know, the more our attitudes change and our empathy grows.
‘THE LADY AND THE DALE’ EXPLORES TRANSPHOBIA IN 1970S AMERICAJOHN PAUL KINGFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
His choices free or fetter, elevate or debase, deify or demonize his humanity.
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The tendency to sentimentalize nature has, in our time, largely taken the place of the old tendency to demonize and spiritize it.
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