extolment vs praise what difference

what is difference between extolment and praise

English

Etymology

extol +‎ -ment

Noun

extolment (countable and uncountable, plural extolments)

  1. (obsolete) Praise.



English

Etymology

From Middle English praisen, preisen, borrowed from Old French proisier, preisier (to value, prize), from Late Latin pretiō (to value, prize) from pretium (price, worth, reward). See prize. Displaced native Middle English lofen, loven (to praise) (from Old English lofian, compare Middle English and Old English lof (praise), see love, lofe, loff), Middle English herien (to praise, glorify, celebrate) (from Old English herian), Middle English rosen (to praise, glorify) (from Old Norse hrósa).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: prāz, IPA(key): /pɹeɪz/
  • Rhymes: -eɪz
  • Homophones: prays, preys

Noun

praise (countable and uncountable, plural praises)

  1. commendation; favourable representation in words
  2. worship

Synonyms

  • See Thesaurus:praise

Antonyms

  • blame
  • criticize
  • See Thesaurus:praise

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

praise (third-person singular simple present praises, present participle praising, simple past and past participle praised)

  1. To give praise to; to commend, glorify, or worship.

Antonyms

  • blame

Derived terms

  • overpraise
  • underpraise
  • unpraised

Translations

Further reading

  • praise in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • praise in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • Arispe, Parise, Pearis, Persia, aspire, paires, paries, spirea

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

praise f

  1. genitive singular of prais

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