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1‘the police praised Parveen for her courage’
commend, express approval of, express admiration for, applaud, pay tribute to, speak highly of, eulogize, compliment, congratulate, celebrate, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, rave about, go into raptures about, heap praise on, wax lyrical about, say nice things about, make much of, pat on the back, take one's hat off to, throw bouquets at, lionize, admire, hail, cheer, flatter
British informal big someone up, big something up
North American informal ballyhoo
dated cry someone up, cry something up
rare laud, panegyrize
2‘we praise God for past blessings’
worship, glorify, honour, exalt, adore, pay tribute to, pay homage to, give thanks to, venerate, reverence, hallow, bless
1‘James was full of praise for the medical teams’
approval, acclaim, admiration, approbation, acclamation, plaudits, congratulations, commendation, applause, flattery, adulation
tribute, accolade, cheer, compliment, a pat on the back, eulogy, encomium, panegyric, ovation, bouquet, laurels
North American puffery
North American informal kudos
rare laudation, eulogium
2‘give praise to God’
honour, thanks, glory, glorification, worship, devotion, exaltation, adoration, veneration, reverence, tribute
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