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Words used to describe praise - synonyms or related words

congratulatory

adjective

formal

offering congratulations

flattering

adjective

intended to praise someone and make them feel pleased

fulsome

adjective

formal

praising or thanking someone a lot, especially in a way that does not seem sincere

glowing

adjective

full of praise

glowingly

adverb

with a lot of praise

fulsomely

adverb

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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