Al-Jazeera English has been getting lots of praise recently for their coverage of the events in Egypt.
An Obama appointment: Schwarzenegger and Obama have been full of praise for each other.
The same section in Let Us Now praise Famous Men is not more poetic.
Obama stepped in it by echoing W.'s praise for Brownie, saying Larry Summers had done "a heck of a job."
When Elvis Costello this week canceled two upcoming shows in Israel, Twitter lit up with praise and condemnation.
But as she turned with praise on her lips, Evelyn leaned eagerly towards her.
praise cannot stoop, like satire, to the ground; The number may be hanged, but not be crowned.
Is the note of praise to be found in the streets of my soul?
Yet censure is not heard beneath the tomb, any more than praise.
"praise from Sir George Manderville is praise indeed," she quoted demurely.
c.1300, "to laud, commend, flatter," from Old French preisier, variant of prisier "to praise, value," from Late Latin preciare, earlier pretiare (see price (n.)). Replaced Old English lof, hreþ.
Specifically with God as an object from late 14c. Related: Praised; praising. Now a verb in most Germanic languages (German preis, Danish pris, etc.), but only in English is it differentiated in form from cognate price.
early 14c., not common until 16c., from praise (v.).