AmandaGRE

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AmandaGRE
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Praise Words w/opposites
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  1. Acclaim
    • Praise
    • opposite = Admonish

    Garth Brooks won international acclaim for his song Thunder Rolls
  2. Applaud
    • Praise
    • opposite = Assail

    They applauded wildely at the end of the performance.
  3. Commend
    • Praise
    • opposite = berate

    To commend a soldier for bravery
  4. Eulogize
    • Praise
    • opposite = caluminate

    Her many friends eulogized Lady Gaga at her funeral
  5. Exalt
    • Praise / elevate someone
    • opposite = castigate

    They exalted the actor beyund the clouds for his performance.
  6. Extol
    • Praise highly
    • opposite = censure

    They tend to extol the beauty of their city.
  7. Flatter
    • Praise - usually insincerely
    • opposite = chastise

    • She flattered him by making a fuss over is full-body tatoo
    • or
    • That hairstyle flatters her face. 
  8. Hail
    • Praise
    • opposite = chide

    They hailed the advances in the field of psychology.
  9. Laud
    • Praise - song or hymn
    • opposite = decry

    The crowd, pumped and excited, lauded the band.
  10. Panegyrize
    • Praise - honor
    • opposite = denigrate

    He panegyrized Burnham as a historyian.
  11. Resound
    • Praise - celebrate notably
    • opposite = denounce

    His name resounds in the pages of history.
  12. Tout
    • Praise - extravagantly
    • opposite = disparage

    That is a highly touted nightclub.

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