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public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • an actor who in his lifetime received all the laud and honor that the theater world could bestow

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1 to declare enthusiastic approval of
  • the critics have lauded the best-selling author's newest novel

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2 to proclaim the glory of
  • the nation's people were expected to laud the dictator at every opportunity

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The first known use of laud was in the 14th century

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“Laud.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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