Compliment and Commendation


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Compliment noun – An admiring personal remark.
Usage example: a woman who does not know how to accept a compliment graciously

Commendation is a synonym for compliment in praise topic. In some cases you can use "Commendation" instead a noun "Compliment", when it comes to topics like tribute, congratulations, praising, flattering remark. popular alternative
Nearby Words: complement, complimented, complimentary, complied, complimenting
Synonyms for Compliment


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Commendation noun – A formal expression of praise.
Usage example: a new novel that has received enthusiastic commendations from most of the critics

Compliment is a synonym for commendation in praise topic. You can use "Compliment" instead a noun "Commendation", if it concerns topics such as tribute, praising. popular alternative
Nearby Words: commendable, commended, commending, commendatory
Synonyms for Commendation

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