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o·ver·praise

 (ō′vər-prāz′)
tr.v. o·ver·praised, o·ver·prais·ing, o·ver·prais·es
To praise excessively.

overpraise

(ˌəʊvəˈpreɪz)
vb (tr)
to praise or commend excessively

overpraise


Past participle: overpraised
Gerund: overpraising

Imperative
overpraise
overpraise
Present
I overpraise
you overpraise
he/she/it overpraises
we overpraise
you overpraise
they overpraise
Preterite
I overpraised
you overpraised
he/she/it overpraised
we overpraised
you overpraised
they overpraised
Present Continuous
I am overpraising
you are overpraising
he/she/it is overpraising
we are overpraising
you are overpraising
they are overpraising
Present Perfect
I have overpraised
you have overpraised
he/she/it has overpraised
we have overpraised
you have overpraised
they have overpraised
Past Continuous
I was overpraising
you were overpraising
he/she/it was overpraising
we were overpraising
you were overpraising
they were overpraising
Past Perfect
I had overpraised
you had overpraised
he/she/it had overpraised
we had overpraised
you had overpraised
they had overpraised
Future
I will overpraise
you will overpraise
he/she/it will overpraise
we will overpraise
you will overpraise
they will overpraise
Future Perfect
I will have overpraised
you will have overpraised
he/she/it will have overpraised
we will have overpraised
you will have overpraised
they will have overpraised
Future Continuous
I will be overpraising
you will be overpraising
he/she/it will be overpraising
we will be overpraising
you will be overpraising
they will be overpraising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overpraising
you have been overpraising
he/she/it has been overpraising
we have been overpraising
you have been overpraising
they have been overpraising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overpraising
you will have been overpraising
he/she/it will have been overpraising
we will have been overpraising
you will have been overpraising
they will have been overpraising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overpraising
you had been overpraising
he/she/it had been overpraising
we had been overpraising
you had been overpraising
they had been overpraising
Conditional
I would overpraise
you would overpraise
he/she/it would overpraise
we would overpraise
you would overpraise
they would overpraise
Past Conditional
I would have overpraised
you would have overpraised
he/she/it would have overpraised
we would have overpraised
you would have overpraised
they would have overpraised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overpraise - praise excessively
overdo, exaggerate - do something to an excessive degree; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups"
Translations

overpraise

[ˌəʊvəˈpreɪz] VTelogiar demasiado
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