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Synonyms of praise in English:


  • 1 the police praised Parveen for her courage
    commend, express approval of, express admiration for, applaud, pay tribute to, speak highly of, eulogize, compliment, congratulate, celebrate, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, rave about, go into raptures about, heap praise on, wax lyrical about, say nice things about, make much of, pat on the back, take one's hat off to, throw bouquets at, lionize, admire, hail, cheer, flatter
    British informal big someone/something up
    North American informal ballyhoo
    [Antonyms] criticize, condemn
  • 2 we praise God for past blessings
    worship, glorify, honour, exalt, adore, pay tribute to, pay homage to, give thanks to, venerate, reverence, hallow, bless
    archaic magnify
    rare laud
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  • 1 James was full of praise for the medical teams he left Washington with the President's praises ringing in his ears
    North American  puffery
    North American informal kudos
    rare laudation, eulogium
  • 2 give praise to God
    honour, thanks, glory, glorification, worship, devotion, exaltation, adoration, veneration, reverence, tribute
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    laudatory expressing praise
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