Thesaurus / dispraise
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
"I'd be slow to take Master Bob's word, either in praise or dispraise of any man," said the first speaker.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
We do not say these things in dispraise of Burns: nay, perhaps, they but interest us the more in his favor.
LIFE OF ROBERT BURNSTHOMAS CARLYLE
With lepidus, illepidus, uenustus, inuenustus they are his usual terms of literary praise and dispraise.
The toast was cold, the tea had drawn too long, and for once the mistress never said a word in dispraise.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
Still, I venture on remarking that the doctrine of Evolution has acquired both praise and dispraise which it does not deserve.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 6 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
It is this very accuracy that almost forces us at this time to minimise and dispraise Tennyson's work.
ENGLISH LITERATURE: MODERNG. H. MAIR
Altho I dispraise not the defense of just immunities, yet love my peace better, if that were all.
Such new desolation as she must have felt was masked under jesting dispraise of our execrable Northern climate.
THE BOSS OF LITTLE ARCADYHARRY LEON WILSON
She did not even seem to see them, arranging them without a word either of praise or dispraise.
DOCTOR PASCALEMILE ZOLA
The woordes of Metellus of mariage, and wiuing with the prayse and dispraise of the same.
THE PALACE OF PLEASURE, VOLUME 1WILLIAM PAINTER
WORDS RELATED TO DISPRAISE
- cry down
- dump on
- put down
- put hooks in
- run down
- sour grapes
- tear down
- write off
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