cheapen


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Synonyms for cheapen

Synonyms for cheapen

to become or make less in price or value

to lower in character or quality

Synonyms for cheapen

lower the grade of something

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To say it cheapens boxing is a complete and utter load of nonsense.
I fear that it would cheapen the kitchen's appearance.
Not only would this policy cheapen the value of innocent, helpless human life, it "is especially significant because it will provide the model for how the country treats other cases in which patients are unable to say whether they want to live or die, such as those involving the mentally retarded or elderly people who have become demented.
To the degree PowerPoint or any technology serves to cheapen education, I share your concern.
We cheapen intelligence by asking only what it will buy for our children, and not how rich it will make them.
As the country became more and more intensely focused on the minutia of the tight Presidential race, Nader talked in broad terms about restoring democracy, about motivating people to run for office who had been turned off because "they didn't want to grovel, cheapen themselves, or surrender to craven interests.
Commenting in Slouching Toward Gomorrah (1996) on Robert Mapplethorpe's NBA-funded "homo-erotic photos," Bork wrote, "To complain about the source of the dollars is to cheapen a moral position.
Gleeson, who starred in the acclaimed TV series Making The Cut plus the hit films I Went Down, Trojan Eddie and Michael Collins, said: "I did not feel as if I was going to cheapen his life for those who were very fond of him or loved him.
Nine out of ten consumers - a stunning 94% - think that non-cork closures sometimes or often cheapen a bottle of wine according to those questioned in the study.
Not even Edward would cheapen a memorial service that praised British service personnel, particularly those who died in combat, in such a way.
She revealed: "Years ago I asked my dad for a boob job and he said it would cheapen my image.
He believed that 'if the necessarily reasonable work be of a mechanical kind, I must be helped to do it by machine, not to cheapen my labour, but so that as little time as possible may be spent on it and that I may be able to think of other things while tending the machine'.
It's unfortunate that some companies tend to make these kinds of baseless charges," said Frost, "because they cheapen the value of legitimate intellectual property.
When we buy cheaply, we need to consider whether we also are willing to cheapen ourselves, our sense of community, and our social and religious values.
It will cheapen international fixtures, cannibalise other international formats and render domestic T20 competitions uncompetitive by the removal of star players.