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adulate

verb acclaim, admire, applaud, approbate, approve, celebrate, commend, compliment, eulogize, exalt, express, extol, flatter, glorify, idolize, laud, lionize, overpraise, pay tribute to, praise, salute
See also: overestimate
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When discussing Carson or Williams, the author's adulatory tone can approach hagiography.
To my shame, I could understand barely a word, although the names "Elgar" and "Clein" were mentioned several times in an adulatory manner.
In these monographs, criticism was left mainly to Kuyper's critics: The biographers were unfailingly adulatory.
Undoubtedly, as Kiran Bedi in her adulatory speech repeatedly put, "The passage of this crucial bill is the fruit of Anna's selfsacrifice, patience and penance".
When we hear about the creation of such Broadway hits as Finian's Rainbow and Bloomer Girl; Alonso's uncritical, almost adulatory approach leaves us wondering what we're not being told.
Answering different questions at a crowded Press conference along other Ulema, elite of the Tehreek and office-bearers of the TNFJ Muharram Committee Azadari Cell, here Thursday, Agha Moosavi said every government makes arrangements on papers through bureaucracy who without consulting the representatives of the nation form adulatory peace committees contrary to the ground realities and try to befool the people.
The ovation last Sunday night was similarly long and fervent, but there was "something" about the Saturday night audience's adulatory and loving response that still made it the amazing experience for the "Katy
Ramirez, who also runs state oil company PDVSA, has started to exert his own influence with adulatory declarations of support for Chavez and vows that oil workers will be forever faithful to the president's self-styled revolution.
That could be his own personal reward for appearing in his hometown, in front of a dedicated and adulatory audience.
He was made a Militia Commander who commanded a militia's force that had been attacking the SPLA base in Atar and was punished of adulatory crime at traditional court in Khartoum.
Yet the press release from ISAF public affairs, published the day after the attack, gave a glutinously adulatory account of their actions.
The Egyptian was referred to the Dubai Public Prosecution on charges of adultery along with the second suspect who was charged with consensual adulatory and alleged theft.