Know

Expressive Writing: To Praise

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Writing (all kinds) on August 13, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Image result for Praise

To Praise: to compliment, to say nice things to, to boast about, to honour, to toast, to rejoice for, Dictionary.com: acclaim, acclamation, accolade, applause, appreciation, approbation, approval, big hand, boost, bravo, celebration, cheer, cheering, citation, commendation, compliment, cry, devotion, encomium, esteem, eulogy, exaltation, extolment, flattery, glorification, glory, good word, homage, hurrah, hymn, kudos*, laudation, obeisance, ovation, panegyric, pat on the back, plaudit, puff, rave, recognition, recommendation, regard, sycophancy, thanks, tribute, worship

To Scold: to ridicule, to blame, to chastise, to belittle, to denigrate, to degrade, to get angry with, to criticize, to scrutinize, Dictionary.com: abuse, admonish, asperse, berate, blame, castigate, cavil, censure, chasten, chide, criticize, denounce, disparage, dress down, expostulate, give a talking-to, jump on, keep aft, lay down the law, lecture, light into, nag, objurgate, preach, put down, rail, rake over the coals, rate, ream, rebuke, recriminate, reprimand, reproach, reprobate, reprove, revile, take to task, taunt, tell off, upbraid, vilify, vituperate

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: