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praise British & World English

Express warm approval or admiration of

praise English Thesaurus

the police praised Parveen for her courage

praise be British & World English

Used as an expression of relief, joy, or gratitude

self-praise British & World English

The action of praising oneself; boasting

praise singer British & World English

Another term for imbongi.

praise be in praise British & World English

Used as an expression of relief, joy, or gratitude

damn someone/thing with faint praise British & World English

Praise someone or something so unenthusiastically as to imply condemnation

overpraise British & World English

Praise more highly than is warranted

damn someone/thing with faint praise in damn British & World English

Praise someone or something so unenthusiastically as to imply condemnation

Praise-God Barbon in Barebones Parliament British & World English

The nickname of Cromwell’s Parliament of 1653, from one of its members, Praise-God Barbon, an Anabaptist leather seller of Fleet Street. It replaced the Rump Parliament, but was itself dissolved within a few months