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Synonyms and Antonyms of kudo

  1. 1 something given in recognition of achievement <an honorary degree from her alma mater that is simply the latest kudo for an outstanding career in journalism> Synonyms accolade, blue ribbon, decoration, distinction, honor, award, plume, premium, prizeRelated Words badge, crown, cup, laurel, medal, order, plaque, plate, ribbon, trophy; applause, bravo, encomium, eulogy, hallelujah, homage, paean, panegyric, plaudit, tribute; citation, commendation, compliment, honorable mention

  2. 2 an admiring personal remark <a kudo is in order for the way the young people acquitted themselves at their first formal dance> Synonyms bouquet, complimentRelated Words accolade, citation, commendation, encomium, eulogy, homage, paean, panegyric, salutation, tribute, valentineNear Antonyms affront, barb, dart, dig, epithet, insult, put-down, slight, slur

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