Lecture and Praise


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Lecture verb – To criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Usage example: the frustrated manager lectured the waitstaff about its poor level of service

Praise is an antonym for lecture in topics: speech, speech of criticism, criticize lengthily.
Nearby Words: lecturer, lectured, lecturing, lector, lectureship
Antonyms for Lecture


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Praise verb – To proclaim the glory of.
Lecture is an antonym for praise.
Nearby Words: praised, praising
Antonyms for Praise
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How words are described

particular particular lecture particular praise
similar similar lecture similar praise
public public lecture public praise
honest honest lecture honest praise
Other adjectives: single, serious, little, minor, overwhelming.

Common collocations

character lecture character praise character
hero lecture hero praise hero
people lecture people praise people
men lecture men praise men
Other nouns: player.
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Lecture & Praise. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/lecture/praise>.
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Antonyms for lecture
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