Definitions

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  • adj. Greatly praised or lauded, revered, highly respected.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of acclaim.

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Examples

  • Now fourteen years have passed, and in acclaimed author David Hewson’s stunning new crime novel the heart-wrenching case has come back to life as Detective Nic Costa and his fellow investigators search through layers of their city’s history–for a killer leaving a trail of bodies, lust, and revenge.

    The Seventh Sacrament by David Hewson: Book summary

  • One film which was far less acclaimed is the kind of film that brings audiences together in a sick and voyeuristic way.

    GreenCine Daily: Park City Dispatch. 9.

  • Of all the Latin music offerings, one of the most critically acclaimed is Latin Alternative.

    U.S. Crossover Hits Elude Latin Alternative

  • Returning to Windsor, he was once again acclaimed as their Mayor, and after distinguished war service he was elected to the Federal House of Commons for Toronto Spadina.

    Poverty in Canada

  • The one can no more block up the wind-pipes of living dogs and watch their dying convulsions, and the other can no longer lead the minds of youths and maidens to seek and find beauty in the visible world about them and recognise in it the hand of God -- but the world has known which of these men led the youth of Oxford to look up and which to look down, and to-day a merciful oblivion covers the names and doings of this triumphant vivisector and his valiant supporters, while to the farthest inch of the English-speaking realms the writings of Ruskin are treasured in a million homes and his name acclaimed with grateful reverence.

    Great Testimony against scientific cruelty

  • NEW YORK -- The author known simply as Sapphire titled her acclaimed, controversial 1996 novel Push for a simple reason: Her narrator, an illiterate and obese 16-year-old

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  • She trained at London ` s Central School of Speech and Drama in the 80 ` s before going on to criticall acclaimed roles on Broadway and in Hollywood.

    The Student Operated Press

  • This new multi-part epic comes courtesy of someone who knows his way around both creating and teaching comics, namely acclaimed writer, children's art advocate, and organizer of the world's only "Kids 'Comics" convention, Alex Simmons.

    ComicList Headlines

  • Unlike most, DJs, Girl Talk, aka acclaimed Pittsburgh-based mixologist Gregg Gillis, doesn't cut and paste from obscure vinyl b-sides and deep cuts from rare albums, he goes for the hits, and lots of them - it would take up an entire page of this newspaper to name all the songs that you and me and everyone else knows by heart that have been cut, chopped, tweaked and mashed-up on Girl Talk's latest,

    Phawker

  • That "acclaimed" part was a nice touch, I thought.

    August 4th, 2008

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