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applauding


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Applaud  \Ap*plaud"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Applauded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Applauding}.]  [L.  applaudere  ad  +  plaudere  to  clash, 
  to  clap  the  hands:  cf  F.  applaudir  Cf  {Explode}.] 
  1.  To  show  approval  of  by  clapping  the  hands,  acclamation,  or 
  other  significant  sign. 
 
  I  would  applaud  thee  to  the  very  echo,  That  should 
  applaud  again  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  praise  by  words  to  express  approbation  of  to  commend; 
  to  approve. 
 
  By  the  gods,  I  do  applaud  his  courage.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  praise;  extol;  commend;  cry  up  magnify;  approve.  See 
  {Praise}. 




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