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praise

Religion the extolling of a deity or the rendering of homage and gratitude to a deity
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Western news continued vague, for Fan's general inquiries produced only provokingly unsatisfactory replies from Tom, who sang the praises of "the beautiful Miss Bailey," and professed to be consumed by a hopeless passion for somebody, in such half-comic, half-tragic terms, that the girls could not decide whether it was "all that boy's mischief," or only a cloak to hide the dreadful truth.
This weekend we sang the praises of servicemen both past and present as the country's eyes focused on Liverpool as we hosted the national Armed Forces Day celebrations.
Last month, we sang the praises of Alex Gray's The Bird That Did Not Sing.