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roose

[rooz; Scot. also rœz]Chiefly Scot.
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verb (used with or without object), roosed, roos·ing, noun
  1. praise.
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Origin of roose

1150–1200; Middle English rosen < Old Norse hrōsa to praise
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Related Words for roosing

congratulate, applaud, laud, commend, cajole, endorse, extol, toast, satisfy, glorify, magnify, felicitate, eulogize, sanction, please, hail, worship, soothe, exalt, cheer

Word Origin and History for roosing

roose

v.

c.1200, "to boast;" c.1300, "to praise," Scottish dialect, from Old Norse hrosa "to boast of, to praise." Related: Roosed; roosing. Also as a noun from c.1200.

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