Censure and Praise


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Censure noun – An often public or formal expression of disapproval.
Usage example: a rare censure of a senator by the full United States Senate for misconduct

Praise is an antonym for censure in topics: disregard, neglect, condemn, severe criticism.
Nearby Words: censor, censured, censurable, censorship, censuring
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Praise verb – To proclaim the glory of.
Usage example: hymns that praise God

Censure is an antonym for praise in topics: approval, acclaim, congratulate, congratulations.
Nearby Words: praised, praising
Antonyms for Praise
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public public censure public praise
widespread widespread censure widespread praise
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Praise and Censure. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 18, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/censure/praise
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