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His success in Syria drew public praise for GRU officers from Putin in 2016, with Kostyukov seated beside him.

From Ozy

He knows this means treats, pets, and praise, so he responds to the command well, she says.

CEPI’s early principles of “equitable access” drew praise from reformers.

From Fortune

He also had nothing but praise for his ANC commissioner Randy Downs.

Georgia won widespread praise for its reform drive, and these days it ranks seventh in the World Bank’s ease of doing business list.

From Ozy

American lawmakers were quick to praise the military operation.

Special praise goes to Kudrow for the way she broadened the scope of Valerie Cherish in Season 2.

For the last three decades, he has garnered justifiable praise as one of best pianists in jazz.

Disparagement painted over with the brushstrokes of complimentary praise is still disparagement.

Noticeably absent are the multiple award nominations and high praise from critics.

As such it is now presented to the public for whatever meed of praise or censure it is found to deserve.

Nations shall declare his wisdom, and the church shall shew forth his praise.

Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!

One of the first out-goings of admiration towards form is the child's praise of "tiny" things.

The works of God are exceedingly glorious and wonderful: no man is able sufficiently to praise him.


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On this page you'll find 232 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to praise, such as: acclaim, accolade, applause, appreciation, approval, and cheer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.