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acclaim

ac·claim

acclaim

 
 
pronunciation:
kleIm
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: acclaimed, acclaiming, acclaims
definition: to show enthusiastic approval of.
Everyone acclaimed the President's decision.
synonyms:
applaud
antonyms:
condemn, criticize
similar words:
approve, celebrate, cheer, commend, congratulate, glorify, praise
 
part of speech: noun
definition: enthusiastic praise or approval.
The returning astronauts were greeted with acclaim.
synonyms:
applause, praise
similar words:
approval, cheer, tribute
derivation: acclaimer (n.)
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