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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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Because a torus is defined by only two constant radii, using toroidal geometry simplified and cheapened construction.
By continually reassuring voters that there were easy fixes [for the budget], he cheapened the discourse and undermined support for politicianswhis own budget director among them--who knew how painful the real cuts had to be and desperately needed public support to get them enacted.
That night, after detours with a Wall Street "chaos trader" and Calvin Meyers, a local Native-American activist whose painfully moving talk on the destruction of his lands by the US government is somehow cheapened when I spot him later in the cashier's line with a slot bucket in his hand, Baudrillard returns to deliver his paper on "chance.
But when we aimed toward the luxury end, we felt it cheapened the market.
The precious gift of life, once considered sacred, is now regularly discarded and cheapened.
Huddersfield has one of the finest station frontages in Britain and now it has been cheapened by using wrong materials.
In a nutshell: Chilling, fictionalized tale of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his Scottish doctor is smart socio-political filmmaking for its first hour, effectively tense but cheapened intrigue thriller for its last half.
These genuine, sincere actions were later cheapened and described by some southern press gentlemen as 'mawkish' and coloured with other cynical remarks.
Celebrity has been cheapened to the point of absurdity.
The great strength of Diane Kunz's profound, thoughtful, and fundamentally useful book is that she stresses the grandeur of that post-war achievement, and then proceeds to show how it was tarnished, cheapened, and undermined--but never destroyed--by successive generations of politicians.
We may well see the mystery of Christ cheapened or vitiated.
He added: "He's cheapened it by body-swerving it all through his career.
I'm worried that our industry is being cheapened, devalued because (some analysts) were caught in a period of hype.
That three minutes accomplishes everything Niccol fails at in the subsequent two hours: showing us how we've cheapened life in the name of making a fast buck.
In reference to the five bloody killings in a fortnight, he added: "Human life has clearly been cheapened.