excessive+praise

  • 1 praise — praise, laud, acclaim, extol, eulogize mean to express approbation or esteem. Praise often implies no more than warmly expressed commendation {what we admire we praise, and when we praise, advance it into notice Cowper} When specifically referred …

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  • 2 praise — Synonyms and related words: acclaim, acclamation, accolade, acknowledgment, adoration, adore, adulate, adulation, aggrandize, apotheosis, apotheosize, applaud, applause, approbation, approval, approve, belaud, benediction, bepraise, bepraisement …

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  • 3 excessive — [ek ses′iv, ikses′iv] adj. [ME & OFr excessif < ML excessivus] characterized by excess; being too much or too great; immoderate; inordinate excessively adv. excessiveness n. SYN. EXCESSIVE applies to that which goes beyond what is proper,… …

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  • 4 praise — 1. verb 1) the police praised Pauline for her courage Syn: commend, express admiration for, applaud, pay tribute to, speak highly of, eulogize, compliment, congratulate, sing the praises of, rave about, go into raptures about, heap praise on, wax …

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  • 5 excessive — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. immoderate, inordinate, extravagant, exorbitant, unreasonable, outrageous; superfluous, extreme. See dearness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. immoderate, inordinate, extreme, extravagant, exorbitant,… …

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  • 6 laud — Synonyms and related words: Agnus Dei, Benedicite, Gloria, Gloria Patri, Gloria in Excelsis, Introit, Magnificat, Miserere, Nunc Dimittis, Te Deum, Trisagion, Vedic hymn, acclaim, accolade, admire, adore, adulate, adulation, advance, alleluia,… …

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  • 7 flattery — noun a) Excessive praise or approval, which is often insincere and sometimes contrived to win favour. b) An instance of excessive praise. See Also: flatter, flattered, flattering …

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  • 8 paean — Synonyms and related words: Agnus Dei, Benedicite, Gloria, Gloria Patri, Gloria in Excelsis, Introit, Magnificat, Miserere, Negro spiritual, Nunc Dimittis, Te Deum, Trisagion, Vedic hymn, accolade, acknowledgment, adulation, alleluia, answer,… …

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  • 9 Narcissistic personality disorder — See also: Narcissism and Malignant narcissism Narcissistic personality disorder Classification and external resources Narcissus by Caravaggio. Narcissus gazing at his own ref …

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  • 10 accolade — Synonyms and related words: adulation, apotheosis, award, badge, bays, bepraisement, citation, congratulation, decoration, deification, distinction, eloge, encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise, flattery, glorification, glory,… …

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  • 11 adulation — Synonyms and related words: acclaim, accolade, apotheosis, applause, bepraisement, blandishment, blarney, bunkum, cajolement, cajolery, compliment, congratulation, deification, eloge, encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise,… …

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  • 12 apotheosis — Synonyms and related words: accolade, acme, admiration, adoration, adulation, aggrandizement, appreciation, approbation, approval, ascension, ascent, assumption, awe, beatification, beau ideal, bepraisement, best type, breathless adoration,… …

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  • 13 congratulation — Synonyms and related words: accolade, adulation, apotheosis, bepraisement, deification, eloge, encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise, flattery, glorification, glory, hero worship, homage, hommage, honor, idolatry, idolizing,… …

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  • 14 deification — Synonyms and related words: accolade, admiration, adoration, adulation, aggrandizement, apotheosis, appreciation, approbation, approval, ascent, assumption, awe, beatification, bepraisement, breathless adoration, canonization, congratulation,… …

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  • 15 eulogy — Synonyms and related words: acclaim, acclamation, accolade, address, adulation, after dinner speech, allocution, apotheosis, applause, bepraisement, burial service, chalk talk, citation, commendation, compliment, congratulation, coronach, dead… …

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  • 16 exaltation — Synonyms and related words: accolade, adulation, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, altitude, apotheosis, ascent, assumption, beatification, beatitude, bepraisement, bewitchment, bigheartedness, bigness, blessedness, blessing, bliss,… …

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  • 17 flattery — Synonyms and related words: accolade, adulation, apotheosis, ass kissing, beguilement, bepraisement, blandishment, blarney, brown nosing, cajolery, congratulation, deification, eloge, encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise,… …

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  • 18 glorification — Synonyms and related words: accolade, adulation, aggrandizement, apotheosis, beatification, beatitude, bepraisement, blessedness, blessing, canonization, congratulation, consecration, dedication, deification, devotion, dignification, elevation,… …

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  • 19 glory — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian splendor, Beulah, Beulah Land, Heaven, Land of Beulah, O, Paradise, a better place, acclaim, accolade, adoration, adulation, annular muscle, annulus, anthelion, antisun, apotheosis, areola, aura, aureole,… …

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  • 20 hero worship — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Druidism, Eros, Parsiism, Platonic love, Sabaism, Zoroastrianism, accolade, accord respect to, admiration, admire, adoration, adore, adulate, adulation, affection, agape, animal worship,… …

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