Praise

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praise

    \ ˈprāz \

verb

1. to express approval or admiration of; commend; extol.

2. to offer grateful homage to (God or a deity), as in words or song.

noun

3. the act of expressing approval or admiration; commendation; laudation.

4. the offering of grateful homage in words or song, as an act of worship:
a hymn of praise to God.

5. the state of being approved or admired

 

Synonyms: acclamation, plaudit, applause, approbation, compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, laud, applaud, eulogize, glorify, exalt, honor

Antonyms: condemnation, depreciate, blame, reproach, criticize, hate, accuse, belittle, admonish, humiliate

 

Prefix: ap-, dis-, u-, over-, reap-

Suffix: -ful, -fully, -less, -r, -s, -worthy

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