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Appraise
Appraise Ap*praise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appraised; p. pr. & vb. n. Appraising.] [Pref. ad- + praise. See Praise, Price, Apprize, Appreciate.] 1. To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels. 2. To estimate; to conjecture. Enoch . . . appraised his weight. --Tennyson. 3. To praise; to commend. [Obs.] --R. Browning. Appraised the Lycian custom. --Tennyson. Note: In the United States, this word is often pronounced, and sometimes written, apprize.
Appraised
Appraise Ap*praise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appraised; p. pr. & vb. n. Appraising.] [Pref. ad- + praise. See Praise, Price, Apprize, Appreciate.] 1. To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels. 2. To estimate; to conjecture. Enoch . . . appraised his weight. --Tennyson. 3. To praise; to commend. [Obs.] --R. Browning. Appraised the Lycian custom. --Tennyson. Note: In the United States, this word is often pronounced, and sometimes written, apprize.
Appraisement
Appraisement Ap*praise"ment, n. [See Appraise. Cf. Apprizement.] The act of setting the value; valuation by an appraiser; estimation of worth.
Appraiser
Appraiser Ap*prais"er, n. [See Appraise, Apprizer.] One who appraises; esp., a person appointed and sworn to estimate and fix the value of goods or estates.
Araise
Araise A*raise"", v. t. To raise. [Obs.] --Shak.
Bepraise
Bepraise Be*praise", v. t. To praise greatly or extravagantly. --Goldsmith.
Braise
Braise Braise, Braize Braize, n. [So called from its iridescent colors.] (Zo["o]l.) A European marine fish (Pagrus vulgaris) allied to the American scup; the becker. The name is sometimes applied to the related species. [Also written brazier.]
Braise
Braise Braise, Braize Braize, n. [F.] 1. Charcoal powder; breeze. 2. (Cookery) Braised meat.
Braise
Braise Braise, v. t. [F. braiser, fr. braise coals.] (Cookery) To stew or broil in a covered kettle or pan. A braising kettle has a deep cover which holds coals; consequently the cooking is done from above, as well as below. --Mrs. Henderson.
Braiser
Braiser Brais"er, n. A kettle or pan for braising.
Dispraise
Dispraise Dis*praise", n. [Cf. OF. despris. See Dispraise, v. t.] The act of dispraising; detraction; blame censure; reproach; disparagement. --Dryden. In praise and in dispraise the same. --Tennyson.
Dispraiser
Dispraiser Dis*prais"er, n. One who blames or dispraises.
Fraise
Fraise Fraise, n. [See Froise.] A large and thick pancake, with slices of bacon in it. [Obs.] --Johnson.
Fraise
Fraise Fraise, n. [F. fraise, orig., a ruff, cf. F. frise frieze, E. frieze a coarse stuff.] 1. (Fort.) A defense consisting of pointed stakes driven into the ramparts in a horizontal or inclined position. 2. (Mech.) A fluted reamer for enlarging holes in stone; a small milling cutter.
Fraise
Fraise Fraise, v. t. (Mil.) To protect, as a line of troops, against an onset of cavalry, by opposing bayonets raised obliquely forward. --Wilhelm.
fraise
Froise Froise, n. [OE. froise cf. F. froisser to bruise, E. frush to bruise,] A kind of pancake. See 1st Fraise. [Written also fraise.]
Fraised
Fraised Fraised, a. Fortified with a fraise.
High-raised
High-raised High"-raised`, a. 1. Elevated; raised aloft; upreared. 2. Elated with great ideas or hopes. --Milton.
Mispraise
Mispraise Mis*praise", v. t. To praise amiss.
Misraise
Misraise Mis*raise", v. t. To raise or exite unreasonable. ``Misraised fury.' --Bp. Hall.
Overpraise
Overpraise O`ver*praise", v. t. [Cf. Overprize, Superpraise.] To praise excessively or unduly.
Praise
Praise Praise, n. [OE. preis, OF. preis price, worth, value, estimation. See Praise, v., Price.] 1. Commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation. There are men who always confound the praise of goodness with the practice. --Rambler. Note: Praise may be expressed by an individual, and thus differs from fame, renown, and celebrity, which are always the expression of the approbation of numbers, or public commendation. 2. Especially, the joyful tribute of gratitude or homage rendered to the Divine Being; the act of glorifying or extolling the Creator; worship, particularly worship by song, distinction from prayer and other acts of worship; as, a service of praise. 3. The object, ground, or reason of praise. He is thy praise, and he is thy God. --Deut. x.??. Syn: Encomium; honor; eulogy; panegyric; plaudit; applause; acclaim; eclat; commendation; laudation.
Praiseer
Praiseer Praise"er, n. 1. One who praises. ``Praisers of men.' --Sir P. Sidney. 2. An appraiser; a valuator. [Obs.] --Sir T. North.
Praiseful
Praiseful Praise"ful, a. Praiseworthy. [Obs.]
Praiseful
Praiseful Praise"ful, a. Praiseworthy. [Obs.]
Praiseless
Praiseless Praise"less, a. Without praise or approbation.
Praise-meeting
Praise-meeting Praise"-meet`*ing, n. A religious service mainly in song. [Local, U. S.]
Praisement
Praisement Praise"ment, n. Appraisement. [Obs.]
Praiseworthily
Praiseworthily Praise"wor`thi*ly, adv. In a praiseworthy manner. --Spenser.
Praiseworthiness
Praiseworthiness Praise"wor`thi*ness, n. The quality or state of being praiseworthy.

Meaning of Raise from wikipedia

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