Jagger even shows up for the occasional show, praising her through the roof.
Knocking—or praising—schools for their share of Pell Grant recipients really is rearranging the deck chairs here.
A critic should not balk at savaging what is bad just as he does not shy from praising what is good.
Half of our music and all of our dancing is just about worshipping, praising, staring at and waxing poetic about the human ass.
But here's the weird thing: when I write those words it feels like I'm doing more than just praising Jack White.
In fact, I never heard George praising the Communists' doctrine even, you know, talking about it in several ways.
They were cheering her, and praising her work—for it was the tape she had run against.
A dependant was praising his patron for many virtues which he did not possess.
You hear how he is praising him for what he has done to-night.
It is a great sign of mediocrity always to be moderate in praising.
c.1300, "to laud, commend, flatter," from Old French preisier, variant of prisier "to praise, value," from Late Latin preciare, earlier pretiare (see price (n.)). Replaced Old English lof, hreþ.
Specifically with God as an object from late 14c. Related: Praised; praising. Now a verb in most Germanic languages (German preis, Danish pris, etc.), but only in English is it differentiated in form from cognate price.
early 14c., not common until 16c., from praise (v.).