from The Century Dictionary.

  • Applauding; commending.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Applauding; commending.

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  • adjective Applauding; commending.


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  • In my speech I made reference to the 'randy granny' I'd been talking to - in an entirely plauditory way.

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  • (Her "activist" career is outlined in this hilariously plauditory article from the pro-Palestinian Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.)

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  • Scotland, when he called upon me, that he was to have an important appointment -- I have had opportunity to say plauditory things of them in vast assemblages in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, London and Grimsby Park.

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  • As it is, the leading pharmaceutical lobbying groups are either publicly silent on the legislation or largely plauditory. Home Page

  • "But I find, sir, I am now got into a very large field, where though I could with great ease raise a number of plants in relation to your merit of this plauditory nature; yet for fear of an author's general vice, and that the plain justice I have done you should, by my proceeding and others 'mistaken judgment, be imagined flattery, a thing the bluntness of my nature does not care to be concerned with, and which I also know you abominate."

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899


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