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praiser (ˈpreɪzə) 

Definitions

noun

  1. someone who expresses commendation, admiration, etc, for
  2. someone who proclaims or describes the glorious attributes of (a deity) with homage and thanksgiving

praise (preɪz Pronunciation for praise

Definitions

noun

  1. the act of expressing commendation, admiration, etc
  2. the extolling of a deity or the rendering of homage and gratitude to a deity
  3. the condition of being commended, admired, etc
  4. (archaic) the reason for praise
  5. See sing someone's praises

verb (transitive)

  1. to express commendation, admiration, etc, for
  2. to proclaim or describe the glorious attributes of (a deity) with homage and thanksgiving

Derived Forms

ˈpraiser noun

Word Origin

C13: from Old French preisier, from Late Latin pretiāre to esteem highly, from Latin pretium prize; compare prize², precious

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