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English verb: sentimentalize

1. sentimentalize (change) look at with sentimentality or turn into an object of sentiment

SamplesDon't sentimentalize the past events.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)belie, misrepresent

2. sentimentalize (change) make (someone or something) sentimental or imbue with sentimental qualities

SamplesToo much poetry sentimentalizes the mind.
These experiences have sentimentalized her.


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

3. sentimentalize (body) act in a sentimental way or indulge in sentimental thoughts or expression

Synonymssentimentalise, sentimentise, sentimentize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)act, behave, do

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