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See definition of glamorize on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeautify
  • as inromanticize
  • as insentimentalize

synonyms for glamorize

  • adorn
  • bedeck
  • decorate
  • array
  • deck
  • embellish
  • enhance
  • garnish
  • gild
  • grace
  • improve
  • ornament
  • prettify
  • trim
  • dress up
  • make up
  • set off

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What is another word for glamorize?

Glamorize most commonly means to make something appear to be glamorous when it’s really not, as in All these movies glamorize violence instead of showing its real consequences. Words that often mean the same thing are glorify and romanticize. The words idealize and sentimentalize can also be used in similar ways.

Less commonly, glamorize is used in a more straightforward way meaning to make someone or something more beautiful, attractive, fancy, etc., as in Don’t worry—we will totally glamorize you for the cover shoot.

What’s the difference between glamorize, glamour, and glamorous?

Is it glamorize or glamorise?

How do you use glamorize in a sentence?

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antonyms for glamorize

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  • decrease
  • harm
  • hurt
  • worsen
  • disfigure
  • injure
  • mar
  • spoil
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      How to use glamorize in a sentence

      It took living in a place where work is glamorized and rest is discouraged for me to appreciate casariyo.
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      We have, in a very real sense, over-glamorized the food that we eat.
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      To some, the film was just a glamorized portrayal of “thug life” and an inaccurate characterization of young men growing up in the hood.
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      Our whole culture glamorizes the grind, the hard work so when something like a global pandemic comes along and we are left with nothing but our unemployed selves and the distorted world of social media, it is easy to feel like we are inadequate.
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      Tom leads us from the rough tough 1970s through the rise of yuppies and yuppified, glamorized outer boroughs, the birth of hip hop and Bloomberg terminals, and the international super-luxury Manhattan of today.
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      And the human mind always seems to magnify the present difficulties, and glamorize the possible future.
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      WORDS RELATED TO GLAMORIZE

      • adorn
      • array
      • bedeck
      • deck
      • decorate
      • dress up
      • embellish
      • enhance
      • garnish
      • gild
      • glamorize
      • grace
      • improve
      • make up
      • ornament
      • prettify
      • set off
      • trim
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