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acclaim
1. to praise
2. enthusiastic approval; praise
accolade
award; praise
acquire
to gain possession of
acquisitive
greedy
adept
skilled
admire
to think highly of
adore
to worship
adulate
to flatter or praise excessively
aesthete
one who loves beauty in art or nature
affable
friendly
affinity
liking
allure
1. to attract; to fascinate
2. attractiveness
allegiance
loyalty
amenable
willing
amend
to change; to correct
amenity
a pleasurable or convenient feature
amiable
friendly
amorous
loving
anticipate
to expect
appeal
attractiveness; a request
approachable
friendly; accessible
approbatory
approving, praising
disapprobation
dissaproval
ador
strong enthusiasm
artisan
skilled worker
associate
to connection; to join
astute
smart
attribute
1. a characteristic
2. to give credit; to indicate a cause
attribution
the act of naming a cause or source
aura
glow or atmosphere that surrounds a person/thing
avid
eager
awe
overwhelming wonder/admiration
axiom
generally accepted truth
behalf
benefit; support
beneficent
doing good; charitable
benefactor
a kindly helper; a donor
benevolent
kind; well-wishing
camaraderie
friendship
cherish
to love; to adore
commemorate
to honor a memory
commend
to praise
companionable
friendly
accompanist
a supporting performer in music
compassion
sympathy
competent
well qualified; capable
compliment
to praise
confederate
friend; ally
conjure
to produce as if by magic
conjurer
a magician; a wizard
consideration
thoughtfulness
cordial
polite
covet
to desire
credential
proof that one is entitled or qualified
credulous
gullible
incredulous
disbelieving
credence
belief as true
credo
central belief
credulity
gullibility
creed
a system of beliefs
deft
quick and skillful in movement
demonstrative
showing emotion
designate
to indicate; to assign
devour
to eat greedily
diplomatic
tactful
distinction
difference, unusual quality
distinctive
identifying; distinguishable
distinguish
to recognize as different; to cause to stand out
distinguished
noticeably excellent
dote
to act excessively fond
dynamic
1. energetic; in motion
2. a cause of change
edify
to enlighten, to educate
effusive
openly expressing feeling or thought
eminent
distinguished, greatest, standing out
preeminent
superior
emulate
to imitate someone admirable
enchant
to charm; to put under a spell
disenchant
bring back to reality
endear
to make loved or loveable
endeavor
1. effort; attempt
2. to try
endure
1. to tolerate
2. to last; to remain
enthusiast
a fan; one with strong liking
epitome
ideal example
essence
basic nature; central characteristic
esteem
1. to respect
2. respect
eulogy
formal speech of praise
exalt
to raise; to praise
exceptional
extraordinary
exemplar
example to be imitated
extol
to praise
extroverted
outgoing, friendly
exuberance
enthusiasm
facetious
humorous; joking
favor
1. act of kindness
2. advantage
3. to treat better than others
favorable
advantageous; positive
fawn
to flatter excessively; to suck up
feat
a notable achievement
flatter
to compliment
fraternize
to be friendly
game
1. enthusiastic, courageous
2. wild animals
generation
1. creation
2. people of approximately the same age
regenerate
to grow back
regeneration
rebirth
genial
friendly
glorify
to praise; to honor
gratify
to please
gratification
satisfaction
gravity
seriousness, importance
gregarious
sociable; living in groups
homage
honor, tribute
honorific
showing respect
hospitable
welcoming, generous to guests
humble
modest
imaginative
creative
impress
1. to create a favorable or powerful effect
2. to make a mark with pressure
impressionable
easily influenced
imprimatur
formal approval
incisive
sharp; cutting; direct
inclined
1. angled
2. favoring a certain point of view
inclination
tendency; preference
induce
to persuade, to bring about
infatuated
foolishly passionate
innovate
to be creative; to do something new
intelligible
understandable
jocular
joking, humurous
kudos
honor; glory
judicious
wise, appropriate; not extreme
laud
to praise
laudatory
expressing praise
laureate
1. deserving honor
2. an honored person
levity
lightheartedness
luminary
a famous person
marvel
1. something that causes wonder
2. to be amazed
meticulous
paying close attention to detail
mirth
good cheer, happiness
novel
1. new, unusual
2. a long story
oblige
1. to require
2. to do a favor
obliging
willing to do favors; helpful
obligatory
required
panegyric
speech full of praise
paragon
a model of excellence
paramount
most important
partial
1. incomplete
2. shoing favoritism
pedestal
1. a base
2. an elevated position of respect
penchant
strong taste or liking
plausible
believable, likely
predilection
preference
pristine
clean, pure
probable
likely
proclivity
natural tendency; liking; preference
prodigy
genius
proficient
skilled, expert
profound
deep, full of meaning
prominent
standing out; noteable
propensity
special liking; tendency; preference
prudent
careful; cautious
imprudent
foolish
rave
1. to express enthusiasm about
2. to talk irrationaly
3. a highly positive review
rectify
to correct
redoubtable
causing fear or extreme respect; intimidating
regard
1. to give attention to
2. attention; respect
disregard
to ignore
relish
to enjoy
remarkable
extraordinary
renown
fame
retain
to keep/remember
rhapsody
enthusiastic expression of joy
rhapsodize
to express enthusiasm
romantic
idealistic; involving love or romance; a dreamer or impractical person
sage
a wise person
savant
one who knows a lot
savor
to enjoy
savvy
well-informed
scrupulous
honest; moral; extremely careful
sentiment
feeling or emotion
shrewd
smart; scheming
slant
to favor one point of view; bias
solicit
to ask for
solicitous
anxious, concerned, caring, eager
solicitude
care; excessive concern
substantiate
to prove; to confirm
tout
to praise highly
transcend
to go beyond
tribute
an expression of gratitude or honor
utility
usefulness
venerate
to respect greatly; to worship
versatile
multi-purpose
revitalize
to restore strength
vivacity
liveliness; energy
wary
cautious; watchful
watershed
a critical turning point
weighty
heavy; important
whim
a sudden, random desire
whimsical
impulsive; playful; unpredictable
wit
cleverness; humor
yearn
to strongly desire