overpraise overpraise

Definition(s):

  • (v) praise excessively

Usage(s):

  1. Worse, del Rio occasionally slips into heated leftist polemic and embarrassing overpraise of his hero.
  2. From foolishly dismissing Russian science before the Sputnik many have come to overpraise it.
  3. To write about them without falling into postures of condescension, gossip or overpraise is one of the toughest of all biographical feats.

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to overpraise or overcriticize any plan," Crist said Wednesday. "My job is to set out an overarching theme. We need significant tax relief, and we need it now."
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Charlie Crist Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

  2. In addition, although "ordinarily it is not possible to overuse the word 'American' or to overpraise this great country and its magnificent people ...... the Democrats may have found a way in promising a health care system that is 'uniquely...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Michael Kinsley Source: Kaiser network.org

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