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 Meanings and Examples of APPLAUD
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 v.  acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  It was a sublime and charitable thought," said Monte Cristo, "and the whole world should applaud it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
2  I was the first to discover Duprez at Naples, and the first to applaud him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 88. The Insult.
3  This fellow means no harm by singing the ill-fated return of the Danaans, for people always applaud the latest songs most warmly.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK I
4  Nestor son of Neleus," answered Telemachus, "honour to the Achaean name, the Achaeans applaud Orestes and his name will live through all time for he has avenged his father nobly.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK III
5  She could recount shamelessly and with pride how she had skinned people out of their eyeteeth and he would applaud.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVI
6  I honor those good men and women for their noble daring, and applaud them for willingly subjecting themselves to bloody persecution, by openly avowing their participation in the escape of slaves.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
7  We had made some pale efforts in the beginning to applaud Mr. Wopsle; but they were too hopeless to be persisted in.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXI
8  For the same sort of persons, who, in the present day, applaud most highly the deepest tragedies, were then interested in a tournament exactly in proportion to the danger incurred by the champions engaged.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
9  Basil Hallward leaped to his feet and began to applaud.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 7
10  Cacambo applauded this wise resolution.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XIX
11  Whoever," added he, "does not observe all these rules can produce one or two tragedies, applauded at a theatre, but he will never be counted in the ranks of good writers.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXII
12  s salon, and by dint of cursing Marat, they applauded Trestaillon.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
13  While the old man regretted, Marius applauded himself.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
14  Groups formed around him, and applauded.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
15  The gruff tones of Hugo's voice, with an occasional shout when his feelings overcame him, were very impressive, and the audience applauded the moment he paused for breath.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWO
Example Sentence:
1  You should have heard the audience applaud - the noise was fantastic.
2  The conference rose to applaud the speaker.
3  Blacks and whites stood shoulder to shoulder in the stands to applaud.
4  Audiences are usually expected to applaud after a performance.
5  The audience warmly applauded when the performance came to the end.
6  The crowd applauded for five minutes.
7  The gallery owner applauded the efforts of firefighters to save the exhibits.
8  She was applauded as she came on stage.
9  President Bush today applauded a promising sign of progress by Iraq's leaders.
10  The audience cheered and applauded, delighting the performers by its responsiveness.
11  A firefighter clawed at the debris, trying to get to her. "Come on. ... Come on. Slowly, slowly. Mind her head," they said to one another as onlookers applauded in support.