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11) claque. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A group of persons hired to applaud at a performance. 2. A group of fawning admirers. French, from claquer, to clap, of imitative origin....

12) root2. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...2, root2, root2, root2, root2"> To express approval, especially by clapping: applaud, cheer, clap. give someone a hand. See PRAISE....

13) 7477. Matthew Arnold. 1822-1888. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 7477 AUTHOR: Matthew Arnold (1822–1888) QUOTATION: To hear the world applaud the hollow ghost Which blamed the living man. ATTRIBUTION: Growing old....

14) plausive. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Showing or expressing praise or approbation; applauding. 2. Obsolete Plausible. From Latin plaudere, plaus-, to applaud....

15) 1413. William Shakespeare. Macbeth. 1564-1616. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...Shakespeare (1564–1616) QUOTATION: Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck, Till thou applaud the deed. ATTRIBUTION: Macbeth. Act iii. Sc. 2. [text] WORKS: William...

16) 36274. Lincoln, Abraham. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...The way is plain, peaceful, generous, just-a way which, if followed, the world will forever applaud, and God must forever bless. ATTRIBUTION:Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865),...

17) 41. Like mighty footlights burned the red. Part Two: Nature. Dickinson, Emily. 1924. Complete Poems
...of the trees,— The far theartricals of day Exhibiting to these. T was universe that did applaud 5 While, Chiefest of the crowd, Enabled by his royal dress, Myself...

18) Hum'bug. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...et or go of this word the Italian Uomo bugiardo, a lying man. 1 To hum used to signify "to applaud," to pretend admiration," hence "to flatter," to cajole for an...

19) acclaim. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...acˇclaimed, acˇclaimˇing, acˇclaims1. To praise enthusiastically and often publicly; applaud. See synonyms at praise. 2. To acknowledge or declare with enthusiastic...

20) plaudit. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...to the plaudits of the critics. Short for Latin plaudite, pl. imperative of plaudere, to applaud (used at the end of Roman plays)....

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