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Word: acclaim

acclaim
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  • noun enthusiastic approval
    Examples
    • the book met with modest acclaim
    • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
    • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved
  • verb praise vociferously
    Synonyms

    hail, herald

    Examples
    • The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein
  • verb clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    Synonyms

    applaud, clap, spat

Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010