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Word of the Day 06/15/21 Palmary

Palmary (adjective)
palmary [ pal-muh-ree, pahl-, pah-muh- ]


adjective
1. having or deserving to have the palm of victory or success; praiseworthy: a palmary achievement.

WORDS RELATED TO PALMARY
exemplary, admirable, estimable, respectable, commendable, laudable, praiseworthy, esteemed, decent, deserving, excellent, honest, honorable, meritorious, nasty, organic, reputable, reputed, satisfactory, suitable

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Origin: First recorded in 1650–60, palmary is from the Latin word palmārius of, deserving a palm. See palm, -ary

HOW TO USE PALMARY IN A SENTENCE
The group is probably the palmary example in English of that coterie-and school-verse which distinguished the seventeenth century.
MINOR POETS OF THE CAROLINE PERIOD, VOL III|JOHN CLEVELAND

Each of the palmary sites of which we have spoken has rendered up examples of early Greek temples.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 4|VARIOUS

A palmary instance of this is a metal block which Richard Pynson began to use in 1496.
OLD PICTURE BOOKS|ALFRED W. POLLARD

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