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Examples of kudo in a Sentence
an honorary degree from her alma mater that is simply the latest kudo for an outstanding career in journalism
a kudo is in order for the way the young people acquitted themselves at their first formal dance
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Basketball game a success on and off court Major kudos to the Marquette and UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball teams for arranging the charity game that raised nearly $35,000 for hurricane relief.
Many gave kudos to the Dodgers for a truly memorable year of baseball as well.
The state received 39 complaints, and three kudos, about Veyo in its first week.
And kudos to Western Michigan for its role in the moment.
Additional kudos should go to MSU’s defensive tackles Mike Panasiuk, Raequan Williams and Gerald Owens, who helped collapse the pocket from the interior and flush O’Korn toward Bachie and Willekes’ waiting arms.
The Buzz: Kirby Smart deserves kudos for the job he’s done so far at Georgia.
No cookies: President Trump deserves absolutely zero kudos for letting a team of Afghan girls come into the United States to attend a robotics competition, Torie Bosch argues.
More Justin Verlander: Shortly after the Astros secured their first World Series championship in franchise history, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7, the Tigers tweeted: Several of his former teammates expressed kudos as well.
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Origin and Etymology of kudo
First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
Synonymsaccolade, blue ribbon, decoration, distinction, honor, award, plume, premium, prize
Related Wordsbadge, crown, cup, laurel, medal, order, plaque, plate, ribbon, trophy; applause, bravo, encomium, eulogy, hallelujah, homage, paean, panegyric, plaudit, tribute; citation, commendation, compliment, honorable mention
Near Antonymsaffront, barb, dart, dig, epithet, insult, put-down, slight, slur
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