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English verb: sentimentalise

1. sentimentalise (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

2. sentimentalise (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

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

Synonymssentimentalize, sentimentise, sentimentize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)act, behave, do

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