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to admire
/ædˈmaɪɹ/
verb
to express respect toward someone or something often due to qualities, achievements, etc
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to praise
/ˈpɹeɪz/
verb
to express admiration or approval toward something or someone
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to commend
/kəˈmɛnd/
verb
to speak positively about someone or something and suggest their suitability
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to acclaim
/əˈkɫeɪm/
verb
to praise someone or something enthusiastically and often publicly
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to adulate
/ˈædʒəˌɫeɪt/
verb
to excessively praise someone, often with the intent of gaining favor or approval
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to compliment
/ˈkɑmpɫəmɛnt/
verb
to tell a person that one admires something about them such as achievements, appearance, etc.
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to flatter
/ˈfɫætɝ/
verb
to highly praise someone in an exaggerated or insincere way, especially for one's own interest
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to respect
/ɹiˈspɛkt/, /ɹɪˈspɛkt/
verb
to admire someone or something because of their achievements, qualities, etc.
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to esteem
/əˈstim/
verb
to greatly admire or respect someone or something
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to revere
/ɹɪˈvɪɹ/
verb
to feel deep respect or admiration for someone or something
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to honor
/ˈɑnɝ/
verb
to show a lot of respect for someone or something
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to commemorate
/kəˈmɛmɝˌeɪt/
verb
to recall and show respect for an important person, event, etc. from the past with an action or in a ceremony
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to credit
/ˈkɹɛdət/, /ˈkɹɛdɪt/
verb
to recognize and acknowledge someone's effort in achieving a specific thing
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to venerate
/ˈvɛnɝˌeɪt/
verb
to feel or display a great amount of respect toward something or someone
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to worship
/ˈwɝʃəp/, /ˈwɝʃɪp/
verb
to love and respect someone or something deeply and excessively
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to idolize
/ˈaɪdəˌɫaɪz/
verb
to admire someone or something excessively, often regarding it as an ideal or perfect figure
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