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verb as in puff

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Even if Zeitz does overpraise Nicolay and Hay as biographers, the story of their lifelong friendship is compelling.

Avoid also speaking of any house where you may have been a guest in terms of overpraise, giving glowing pictures of its splendor.

As an artist he belongs to the list of the great men who have paid for overpraise in their lifetime by oblivion after their death.

Now prove that I did not overpraise you; for a misstep means, perhaps, a broken leg.

“You must not overpraise our little maid,” she warned Captain Enos reprovingly.

It would be hard to overpraise the sweetness and pleasing freshness of this charming epic.


On this page you'll find 152 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overpraise, such as: adulation, baloney, blandishment, cajolery, coaxing, and compliments.

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