Antonyms of verb disparage

1 sense of disparage

Sense 1
disparage, belittle, pick at -- (express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts")
       Antonym of flatter (Sense 1)
      => flatter, blandish -- (praise somewhat dishonestly)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb disparage

1 sense of disparage

Sense 1
disparage, belittle, pick at -- (express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts")
       => knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart -- (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free")

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