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To praise someone or something

praise

verb

to express strong approval or admiration for someone or something, especially in public

congratulate

verb

to tell someone that you are pleased about their success, good luck, or happiness on a special occasion

compliment

verb

to say something nice to or about someone

acclaim

verb

to publicly praise someone for a major achievement

sing someone’s/something’s praises

to talk about how good someone or something is

pat someone on the back

to praise someone for doing something good

extol

verb

to praise someone or something in a very enthusiastic way

flatter

verb

to praise someone in order to get something that you want, especially in a way that is not sincere

pay someone a compliment

to say something nice about someone or to someone

eulogize

verb

to praise someone or something very much

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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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