Difference between rebuke and praise
- censure severely or angrily
- an act or expression of criticism and censure
It is a rebuke to those who grumpily accept their snail-paced status quo.
And they are a rebuke to cultural pessimists in the West who often feel vindicated by the perfidies of the Muslim world but could stand, on occasion, to be humbled by examples of its courage.
The national broadcaster said Pahad "rebuked Washington for pursuing what he terms a discredited neo-conservative ideology".
- an expression of approval and commendation
- offering words of homage as an act of worship
- express approval of
But of time and of becoming shall the best similes speak: a praise shall they be, and a justification of all perishableness!
reassured by her praise he pressed on
The interesting element of the game was that it required one to evaluate not films but people; that is, to sift through the prejudices of one’s movie-freak friends and the peccadilloes and quirks of the major reviewers, and by graphing, as it were, what each could be expected to overpraise, underpraise, revile, not notice, or deliberately ignore, one could acquire a very nice sense of the film.