from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. one who praises
- n. an appraiser; a valuator
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who praises.
- n. An appraiser; a valuator.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who praises, commends, or extols; a eulogist.
- n. An appraiser.
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The praiser quipped that "shallowness is under rated", and this is what I cling to.
Hey Gotaloofah - why aren't you demanding Hillary denounce and reject PA Gov Ed Rendell, great friend and praiser of Farrakhan?
It speaks, at most, to the character/nature of the praiser.
I never took him seriously--nor have I taken his brother a former professor at AUB who once told me that people in the Middle East need not study the region because "we are all experts of the Middle East by nature"--he told me that just before I left to pursue my PhD; he also was known as a skilled praiser of wealthy Arabs from the Gulf--just like his brother.
Very good; and suppose that you first criticize this praiser of Zeus and the laws of Crete.
He was a sworn foe to the unusual and the conspicuous, a praiser of the golden mean, a kind of city uncle modified by Cheeryble.
Short-lived are both the praiser and the praised, and the rememberer and the remembered: and all this in a nook of this part of the world; and not even here do all agree, no, not any one with himself: and the whole earth too is a point.
But that man was a praiser of Rabelais, and had been saying, ‘O that we had a Rabelais!’
When the praiser of the Past contends that modern civilization has improved in nothing upon Homer and Herodotus, he is apt to forget that every schoolboy is a miracle of learning compared with the Cave-man and the palæolithic race.
My puzzle concerned the bishops, not Jenkins: "How did this praiser of pornography and boy-love become a hero to reactionary Catholics?"