overpraise

[oh-ver-preyz]
verb (used with object), overpraised, overpraising.
1.
to praise excessively or unduly.
noun
2.
excessive or undeserved praise.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English overpreisen (v.); see over-, praise

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overpraise

verb
praise excessively 
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Example sentences
Never predict a candidate's success, never overpraise, never guarantee your support.
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