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  • nouncongratulations; adoration
  • verbcongratulate; adore

synonyms for praises

  • acclaim
  • accolade
  • applause
  • appreciation
  • approval
  • cheer
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • cry
  • devotion
  • esteem
  • glory
  • kudos
  • ovation
  • plaudit
  • rave
  • recognition
  • recommendation
  • thanks
  • tribute
  • acclamation
  • approbation
  • boost
  • bravo
  • celebration
  • cheering
  • citation
  • encomium
  • eulogy
  • exaltation
  • extolment
  • flattery
  • glorification
  • homage
  • hurrah
  • hymn
  • obeisance
  • panegyric
  • puff
  • regard
  • sycophancy
  • worship
  • big hand
  • good word
  • laudation
  • pat on the back
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antonyms for praises

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  • blame
  • censure
  • criticism
  • disapproval
  • neglect
  • silence
  • castigation
  • condemnation
  • denunciation
  • disregard
  • disrespect
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How to use praises in a sentence

Poets and dramatists sung its praises, while others wrote of its wonderful medicinal qualities.
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To get rid of our lamentations, the captain launched out in praises of the charming little town, and had us conveyed to land.
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Doubtless he had felt it incumbent on himself to sing my praises, for he had always been blind to my faults.
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The first cultivators of the vine, history praises as benefactors of mankind and propagators of civilization.
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They don't know when to stop talking about it, they really annoy one with extravagant praises of them.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
If the boys stood the tests, the Cave-men shouted praises; but if they showed any sign of fear, the Cave-men jeered at them.
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An author ought to receive with the same moderation all praises and all criticisms on his productions.
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She was not, however, allowed to wash her hands of them, for her brother sang their praises perpetually.
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In his notice of the concert Kashkin praises not only the music itself, but its inspired interpretation by Nicholas Rubinstein.
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He is a self-sustained man, since he revels in ideas rather than in praises and honors.
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