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- opposite = Admonish
Garth Brooks won international acclaim for his song Thunder Rolls
They applauded wildely at the end of the performance.
To commend a soldier for bravery
- opposite = caluminate
Her many friends eulogized Lady Gaga at her funeral
- Praise / elevate someone
- opposite = castigate
They exalted the actor beyund the clouds for his performance.
- Praise highly
- opposite = censure
They tend to extol the beauty of their city.
- Praise - usually insincerely
- opposite = chastise
- She flattered him by making a fuss over is full-body tatoo
- That hairstyle flatters her face.
They hailed the advances in the field of psychology.
- Praise - song or hymn
- opposite = decry
The crowd, pumped and excited, lauded the band.
- Praise - honor
- opposite = denigrate
He panegyrized Burnham as a historyian.
- Praise - celebrate notably
- opposite = denounce
His name resounds in the pages of history.
- Praise - extravagantly
- opposite = disparage
That is a highly touted nightclub.