Overpraise O`ver*praise", v. t. [Cf. {Overprize}, {Superpraise}.] To praise excessively or unduly. [1913 Webster]

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  • overpraise — index doxology, exaggeration, overestimate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overpraise — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overpraise — /oh veuhr prayz /, v., overpraised, overpraising, n. v.t. 1. to praise excessively or unduly. n. 2. excessive or undeserved praise. [1350 1400; ME overpreisen (v.); see OVER , PRAISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overpraise — verb To praise to an excessive degree …   Wiktionary

  • overpraise — v. praise excessively; give undeserved praise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overpraise — o ver•praise′ v. t. n. praised, prais•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • overpraise — /oʊvəˈpreɪz/ (say ohvuh prayz) verb (t) (overpraised, overpraising) to praise to an excessive degree …   Australian English dictionary

  • overpraise — verb praise excessively • Hypernyms: ↑overdo, ↑exaggerate • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody Something s somebody Something s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • compliment — n 1. praise, tribute, homage, honor, commendation, laudation, celebration, exaltation, extolment, glorification, adulation; eulogy, encomium, panegyric, good word, blurb; flattery, trumpetry, puffery, crying up, singing [s.o. s] praises, praising …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • puff — n 1. whiff, whiffet, breath, flurry, small cloud; gust, short blast; huff, pant, wind. 2. swelling, lump, protuberance, projection, tuberosity, Anat. condyle, protrusion; node, nodule, bulb; growth, excrescence, excretion, Biol. auxesis,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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