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overpraise

[oh-ver-preyz] /ˈoʊ vərˈpreɪz/
verb (used with object), overpraised, overpraising.
1.
to praise excessively or unduly.
noun
2.
excessive or undeserved praise.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English overpreisen (v.); see over-, praise
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  • Never predict a candidate's success, never overpraise, never guarantee your support.

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