Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/20/17 Laudatory

Laudatory (adjective)
laud·a·to·ry [law-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
(previously 02-14-13)

adjective
containing or expressing praise: overwhelmed by the speaker's laudatory remarks.

Synonyms
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adulatory, complimentary, commendatory.

Can be confused: laudable, laudatory.

Origin: 1545–55; < Late Latin laudatorius, equivalent to lauda ( re ) to laud + -torius -tory

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