What is the opposite of slur?

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Noun
Opposite of a scornful or hurtful act or expression
Noun
Opposite of the state of being reprobated
Noun
Opposite of an action or remark that causes outrage or offense
Noun
Opposite of an imperfection, fault or bad name associated with someone or something
Noun
Opposite of an instance of fierce public criticism or opposition
“His defense was that he was only trying to protect himself and his family.”
Noun
Opposite of an expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt the feelings of another
“Megan was called Booper, a hypocorism used by her family.”
Noun
Opposite of a derogatory hint or reference to a person or thing
Noun
Opposite of a suggestion, innuendo or intimation by distant allusion
Noun
Opposite of indirect or subtle discrimination or aggression
Noun
Opposite of a person, action, or situation that brings a loss of respect or honor
“Under his sterling guidance and without fanfare, he has led in a manner that makes him an asset for our organization.”
Verb
Opposite of to cover over
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Opposite of blame, detract from
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Opposite of to speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
“I just wanted to compliment Bill on speaking his mind, because I'm sure he gets a lot of flack and criticism for doing this.”
Verb
Opposite of to criticize or speak out against (someone or something)
“Many supporters came out to support his position, and he acknowledged them.”
Verb
Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to cause to seem less impressive or valuable
“Some would question whether his methods are merely bids to aggrandize his own status.”
Verb
Opposite of to discard or exclude (someone or something)
“The coach decided to include David as part of the squad that would represent the country in the World Championships.”
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