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overpraise

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of overpraise

  1. excessive praise the piano instructor believes in encouraging her students but avoids any overpraise that might make them complacent Synonyms of overpraise adulation, blarney, butter, flannel [British], incense, flattery, soft soap, sweet talk, taffyWords Related to overpraise allurements, blandishments, endearments; caresses, compliments, congratulations, felicitations, greetings, regards, respects; adoration, idolatry, worship; fawning, sycophancy, toadying; cajolement, cajolery, ingratiation, smarm; acclaim, applause, commendation, praiseNear Antonyms of overpraise bad-mouthing, belittlement, depreciation, detraction, disparagement, put-down


overpraise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overpraise

  1. to praise too much proud parents are likely to overpraise their children for their earnest efforts at making handicrafts Synonyms of overpraise adulate, belaud, blarney, butter up, hero-worship, honey, massage, flatter, puff, soft-soap, strokeWords Related to overpraise blandish, cajole, coax, sweet-talk, wheedle; fawn, kowtow, suck (up to), toady; idolize, worship; eulogize, extol (also extoll), laud, praise; applaud, commend, compliment; congratulate, felicitate; drool, gush, slaver, slobber; endear, ingratiate; court, romance, wooNear Antonyms of overpraise bad-mouth, belittle, decry, depreciate, disparage, put down



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