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praise

1. Commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation. There are men who always confound the praise of goodness with the practice. (Rambler)

Praise may be expressed by an individual, and thus differs from fame, renown, and celebrity, which are always the expression of the approbation of numbers, or public commendation.

2. Especially, the joyful tribute of gratitude or homage rendered to the divine being; the act of glorifying or extolling the Creator; worship, particularly worship by song, distinction from prayer and other acts of worship; as, a service of praise.

3. The object, ground, or reason of praise. He is thy praise, and he is thy god. (Deut. X)

Synonym: Encomium, honor, eulogy, panegyric, plaudit, applause, acclaim, eclat, commendation, laudation.

Origin: OE. Preis, OF. Preis price, worth, value, estimation. See Praise, Price.


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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... you offer this as an example of how you would approach a problem. Good luck on this and don't invest too much ego. You objective is admission not praise for this production.

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by JorgeLobo
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:37 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Re: Digestive System Evolution

Praise the Lord! Salvation at last! Go to bed.

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by Gavin
Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:17 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
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... the subject. You do NOT know the subject. Understand the difference? The pity is that you insist on sharing your ignorance with the expectation of praise. Indeed.

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by Crucible
Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:49 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of any materialist philosophy counts as evidence as you well know. So let me turn to Ernst Mayr the root of so much of my shame :) Mayr is giving praise to Darwin's theories not solely as philosophical, but in addition to it's merit as scientific FACT. Huge difference when you compare it to what ...

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by scottie
Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of Mayr's article. Not writing off Darwinian evolution as something less than scientific or as a something akin to religion. Mayr is giving praise to Darwin's theories not solely as philosophical, but in addition to it's merit as scientific FACT. Huge difference when you compare it to what ...

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by freerob
Wed Jun 01, 2011 1:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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