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 v.  applaud; give public approval and praise
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1  Despite the critical acclaim, the novel did not sell well.
2  Her latest novel has won great critical acclaim.
3  Angela Bassett has won critical acclaim for her excellent performance.
4  The book received great critical acclaim.
5  He won international acclaim for his King Lear and has a fistful of other acting awards.
6  The NBC sportscasters acclaim every American victory in the Olympics and decried every American defeat.
7  Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality and education for women.
8  She has been acclaimed for the TV drama "Prime Suspect".
9  They acclaimed him as the best player of the year.
10  His universally acclaimed drama 12 Years a Slave picked up nine nominations in total, including best actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor, but was pipped in the race for total nominations by American Hustle, the 70s-set con caper directed by David O Russell, and Gravity, Alfonso CuarĂ³n's space walk thriller, which both scored 10.