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An example use of praise in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… whoa rob that's some high praise coming …”
Praise is the act of expressing approval or admiration for someone or something.
the word praise occurs in english on average 27.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.