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Explanation: I can think of two words for "to praise" - leshabe'ach and le'halel.
Leshabe'ach is spelled lamed, shin, bet, chet. Le'halel is spelled lamed, heh, lamed, lamed. Le'halel is more commonly used in a a religious context.
Suzan United States Local time: 10:26 Native speaker of: Hebrew PRO pts in pair: 84
Explanation: the letter X represents the 8th letter of the Hebrew alphabet, which does not exist in English. If the word "Praise" is used in a religious sense, then "Hallel" is the best choice.
Maxma'a is used most often in the sense of a compliment.
Shevax is used in context of official praise from one's superiors or peers.
Kilusin is arachaic.
Rechavia Berman Israel Local time: 17:26 Native speaker of: Hebrew, English PRO pts in pair: 4