Adulate and Praise


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Adulate verb – To praise too much.
Usage example: a business executive who unwisely surrounds herself with incompetent assistants who spend all their time adulating her

Praise and adulate are semantically related in charm topic. In some cases you can use "Praise" instead a verb "Adulate", when it comes to topics like flatter, applaud.
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Praise verb – To declare enthusiastic approval of.
Usage example: the school volunteers were praised for their excellent work in the reading program

Adulate and praise are semantically related in charm topic. You can use "Adulate" instead a verb "Praise", if it concerns topics such as applaud, congratulate.
Nearby Words: praised, praising
Synonyms for Praise
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