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adjective as in acclamatory

adjective as in commendatory

adjective as in panegyric

noun as in aggrandizement

noun as in ennoblement

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Example Sentences

Here was a time I thought maybe would be different, I’d get praise.

The Fed’s stance is winning widespread praise from Wall Street and corporate America.

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Companies that stepped up and challenged their own status quo won praise and loyalty.

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Part mystery, part political thriller, part classic space opera, The Expanse has earned almost nothing but praise from critics and its devoted fans alike, not just for its gripping storytelling, but also its excellent use of accurate physics.

A shining example of such pushback was Rihanna’s second annual fashion show, which has been critiqued, but not for its praise of aged norms.

Half of our music and all of our dancing is just about worshipping, praising, staring at and waxing poetic about the human ass.

He implored me to do so with the zeal of someone who had just found God, emphatically praising the article.

Political ads demonizing some politicians and praising others play on as an older man sips his Colt 45.

Knocking—or praising—schools for their share of Pell Grant recipients really is rearranging the deck chairs here.

“I saw many signs of hope,” he said, praising health care workers working around the clock to contain the disease.

He answered my prayer; and I was so happy that I walked the floor for a long time, clapping my hands and praising God.

Lawrence received a congratulatory message from General Schofield, highly praising him.

With eagerness sought Thorir to urge him on to make this journey, praising him and his prowess most exceedingly.

The bishops praising the editors, and the editors praising the professors, and the professors praising the bishops!

"She was praising me for punctuality; and then she said that you were punctual too," she explained cheerfully.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to praising, such as: admiring, approbatory, approving, commendatory, congratulatory, and extolling.

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