Admire and Praise


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Admire verb – To think very highly or favorably of.
Usage example: I admire the way you handled such a touchy situation

Praise is a synonym for admire in respect topic. In some cases you can use "Praise" instead a verb "Admire", when it comes to topics like behaviour, flatter, puff, applaud.
Nearby Words: admirable, admiration, admirer, admiring, admiringly
Synonyms for Admire


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Praise verb – To proclaim the glory of.
Admire is a synonym for praise in activity topic. You can use "Admire" instead a verb "Praise", if it concerns topics such as behaviour, respect, acclaim, commend.
Nearby Words: praised, praising
Synonyms for Praise

Common collocations

sense admire sense praise sense
ability admire ability praise ability
talent admire talent praise talent
power admire power praise power
Other nouns: work, people, many, tenacity, skills, qualities, abilities.
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