in praise of

Definition of in praise of

  1. :  giving praise to (someone or something) :  being about the good qualities of (someone or something) The poem is in praise of nature.

Word by Word Definitions

praiseplay
  1. :  to express a favorable judgment of :  commend

    :  to glorify (a god or saint) especially by the attribution of perfections

    :  to express praise

  1. :  an expression of approval :  commendation

    :  worship

    :  value, merit


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