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romanticize

verb [I] uk (UK usually romanticise)   /rəʊˈmæn.tɪ.saɪz/ /rəˈ-/ us    /roʊˈmæn.t̬ə-/
to talk about something in a way that makes it sound better than it really is, or to believe that something is better than it really is: Stop romanticizing! Nothing's that perfect.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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