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praise

 
 
pronunciation:
preIz
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: words that show admiration or respect.
The dog received praise for doing a trick.
synonyms:
compliment
similar words:
approval, honor
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part of speech: verb
inflections: praises, praising, praised
definition: to speak well of.
The coach praised the players for their hard work.
antonyms:
criticize, scold
similar words:
compliment, congratulate, salute
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