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Word of the Day 09/27/20 Plaudit

Plaudit (noun)
plaudit [ plaw-dit ]


noun Usually plaudits.
1. an enthusiastic expression of approval: Her portrayal of Juliet won the plaudits of the critics.
2. a demonstration or round of applause, as for some approved or admired performance.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH PLAUDIT
platitude

WORDS RELATED TO PLAUDIT
ovation, applause, acclamation, approval, cheer, acclaim, approbation, compliment, kudo

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Origin: 1615–25; earlier plaudite (3 syllables) < Latin, 2nd person plural imperative of plaudere to applaud

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR PLAUDIT
So, Sarit Hashkes, allow me to add my plaudit to those already offered you by your 3,300-plus supporters.
THE BARE FACT OF HER BODILY PRESENCE|SIGAL SAMUEL|OCTOBER 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Plaudit is a shout of applause, and is commonly used in the plural; as, the plaudits of a throng.
ENGLISH SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS|JAMES CHAMPLIN FERNALD

You are honestly striving with a purpose, and hoping for no plaudit but 'she hath done what she could.'
ALONE|MARION HARLAND

Every plaudit which a vitious play, or a bad actor receives is a blow to the public morals, and the public taste.
THE MIRROR OF TASTE, AND DRAMATIC CENSOR|STEPHEN CULLEN CARPENTER

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