verb (used with object), praised, prais·ing.
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Examples from the Web for praising
Half of our music and all of our dancing is just about worshipping, praising, staring at and waxing poetic about the human ass.Kim Kardashian Bares Her Shiny, Bounteous Butt, Breaks the Internet|Marlow Stern|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Political ads demonizing some politicians and praising others play on as an older man sips his Colt 45.
Knocking—or praising—schools for their share of Pell Grant recipients really is rearranging the deck chairs here.
“I saw many signs of hope,” he said, praising health care workers working around the clock to contain the disease.
About praising and embracing the booty in all of its forms, the song, in a way, could be seen as an opus of sorts for Minaj.Nicki Minaj’s Ass-tastic ‘Anaconda’ Video and the Curse of the Butt Career|Kevin Fallon|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many a learned bore Keeps up a constant bother; One praising ancient lore— Modern alone, another.Literary Fables of Yriarte|Tomas de Iriarte
He was fond of Durer and showed him many kindnesses, not the least of which was praising him to the Venetian nobles.Great Artists, Vol 1.|Jennie Ellis Keysor
If he is unmeasured in abusing some people, he is also unlimited in praising others.
She had received but one charge, being the very simple one of praising the King, and keeping all other lovers at a distance.The Prime Minister|W.H.G. Kingston
He was very charitable, and was in the habit of praising all and of speaking of the defects of himself alone.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXXII, 1640|Diego Aduarte
British Dictionary definitions for praising
Derived forms of praisepraiser, noun
Word Origin for praise
Idioms and Phrases with praising
In addition to the idiom beginning with praise
- praise to the skies
- damn with faint praise
- sing someone's praises