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1) applaud. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To express approval, especially by clapping: cheer, clap, root2. give someone a hand. See PRAISE. 2. To express warm approval of: acclaim, commend, compliment,...

2) applaud. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of (someone or something) especially by such clapping. 2. To commend highly; praise: applauded her decision to complete her degree. Middle English applauden, from...

3) 1459. William Shakespeare. Macbeth. 1564-1616. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 1459 AUTHOR: William Shakespeare (1564–1616) QUOTATION: I would applaud thee to the very echo, That should applaud again. ATTRIBUTION: Macbeth. Act v. Sc....

4) Echo. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(Gr., ko; verb, keo, to sound.) 1 To applaud to the echo. To appland so loudly as to produce an echo. 2...

5) 43500. Paglia, Camille. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:43500 QUOTATION:I'm for a high libido president! I applaud him if he gets up and picks up women. ATTRIBUTION:Camille Paglia (b. 1947), U.S. educator, author....

6) 49791. Sexton, Anne. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...like the coil of a jumping jack,cup together and let yourselves fill up with sunand applaud, world,applaud. ATTRIBUTION:Anne Sexton (1928-1974), U.S. poet. "Two Hands."...

7) 30590. Jamison, Judith. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...immersed in the piece. But sometimes I get a lot of it and wonder, "Now, why did they applaud here?" If it's a white crowd, they usually applaud because they think...

8) 14665. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14665 QUOTATION:I approve of you, but not enough to applaud. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York...

9) 8984. Barbra Streisand. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 8984 AUTHOR: Barbra Streisand QUOTATION: What does it mean when people applaud? Should I give em money? Say thank you? Lift my dress? The lack of applause—that...

10) applause. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...discovery that won critical applause. Medieval Latin applausus, from past participle of Latin applaudere, to applaud. See applaud....

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