[oh-ver-preyz] /ˈoʊ vərˈpreɪz/
verb (used with object), overpraised, overpraising.
to praise excessively or unduly.
excessive or undeserved praise.
[pri-sahys] /prɪˈsaɪs/ adjective 1. definitely or strictly stated, defined, or fixed: precise directions. 2. being exactly that and neither more nor less: a precise temperature; a precise amount. 3. being just that and no other: the precise dress she had wanted. 4. definite or exact in statement, as a person. 5. carefully distinct: precise articulation. […]
[pri-sizh-uh n] /prɪˈsɪʒ ən/ noun 1. the state or quality of being . 2. accuracy; exactness: to arrive at an estimate with precision. 3. mechanical or scientific exactness: a lens ground with precision. 4. punctiliousness; strictness: precision in one’s business dealings. 5. Mathematics. the degree to which the correctness of a quantity is expressed. Compare […]
[pri-skrahyb] /prɪˈskraɪb/ verb (used with object), prescribed, prescribing. 1. to lay down, in writing or otherwise, as a rule or a course of action to be followed; appoint, ordain, or enjoin. 2. Medicine/Medical. to designate or order the use of (a medicine, remedy, treatment, etc.). verb (used without object), prescribed, prescribing. 3. to lay down […]
[oh-ver-presh-er] /ˌoʊ vərˈprɛʃ ər/ noun 1. in excess of normal , as that caused by an explosion’s shock wave or created in an accelerating airplane. verb (used with object), overpressured, overpressuring. 2. to cause or expose to overpressure. 3. to make undue demands on by a regimen, work load, etc.: students overpressured with heavy academic […]