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  • as inminimize
  • as inplay down

synonyms for make little of

  • curtail
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • downplay
  • lessen
  • play down
  • reduce
  • underestimate
  • abbreviate
  • attenuate
  • belittle
  • cheapen
  • decry
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • detract
  • discount
  • disparage
  • dwarf
  • knock
  • miniaturize
  • pan
  • pooh-pooh
  • prune
  • shrink
  • underplay
  • cut down to size
  • cut rate
  • knock down
  • make light of
  • poor-mouth
  • put down
  • run down
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antonyms for make little of

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • approve
  • build up
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exalt
  • laud
  • praise
  • maximize
  • overestimate
  • overrate
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How to use make little of in a sentence

It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
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