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 paint the tiles would cheapen the look of the kitchen and, as you say, would not be very durable long term.
On the other hand I did not think I was going to cheapen the hurt some of the victims felt.
He obviously realised the drink driving charge, the nether flashing and the sex tape would cheapen the image without the risks of major surgery.
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.
I have said this once and I say it again, the red plaques cheapen the area.
By contrast, national health-care plans, committed as they must be to cost-benefit analyses, necessarily cheapen life.
Beckham's bid to beat Peter Shilton's record total of England appearances has, because of the way Fabio Capello has managed to cheapen the value of international caps, become something of a trivial pursuit - and Becks (right) is not very good at that.
However, let me also state that I stand by my opinion that the ever-increasing length of 'minute' silences and the becoming-all-too-common necessity to couple them with some form of public show, achieves little more than to cheapen these moments of reflection.
Why can't they give new films proper Bond names that don't cheapen the brand - like Octopussy?
THERE are those snobs who believe that Mercedes shouldn't cheapen themselves by entering the MPV market.
Please don't cheapen yourself by continuing to sleep with him if he asks.
The point here might be that no matter how hard it tries, no matter what it does to cheapen its own brand among traditionalists, Churchill Downs can't ruin the Kentucky Derby.
Does it cheapen the Super Bowl victory for Jerome Bettis when you see him hawking ``limited edition collectibles'' on the Home Shopping Network just days after the Steelers' victory?
The film has an almost nonjudgmental, experiential quality that, while it certainly doesn't downplay the evil of the Holocaust, refuses to cheapen it with melodrama or ``Life Is Beautiful''-style whimsy.