APPLAUSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of APPLAUSE
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applause
 n.  a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  Even if you get no applause, you should accept a curtain call gracefully and appreciate your own efforts.
2  The audience burst into wild applause.
3  The audience burst into spontaneous applause.
4  A storm of applause rose from the audience.
5  Several times from wing to a desk at center stage he glanced out at the audience to acknowledge the applause.
6  The outside world is full of danger, but here is no challenge of life, is doomed to no applause.
7  The applause made it evident the play was a hit.
8  The greatest applause went to a young researcher who highlighted the poor career opportunities she faced.
9  Years of listening to us sing no regrets, sing their own tears applause.
10  Now the cheers and applause mingled in a single sustained roar.
11  She made her entry to the sound of thunderous applause.
12  She made her exit from the stage to rapturous applause.
13  The next moment he was "showing off" with all his might --cuffing boys, pulling hair, making faces--in a word, using every art that seemed likely to fascinate a girl and win her applause.
14  The next moment he was "showing off" with all his might -- cuffing boys, pulling hair, making faces -- in a word, using every art that seemed likely to fascinate a girl and win her applause.
15  I've so often read in the newspapers, at the end of trials, "There was some attempts at applause, which was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court."
Classic Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
1  For a few minutes they went through a brisk drill that brought perspiration to their foreheads and cheers and applause from the audience.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  There was a loud burst of applause as he bowed and a craning of necks from the ladies in the corner.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  As each offering went into the basket, there was applause and cheering.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Every girl with any pretense to accomplishments had sung or played the piano, and the tableaux vivants had been greeted with flattering applause.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  She was soon the centre of a group which increased and renewed itself as the circulation became general, and the individual comments on her success were a delightful prolongation of the collective applause.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
6  She arose, and bowing her stiff, lofty bow, she went away, stopping for neither thanks nor applause.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
7  Her unlooked-for achievement was the subject of wonder, applause, and admiration.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In X
8  The applause continued for several minutes; and then some one started a song, and the crowd took it up, and the place shook with it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
9  A low murmur of applause announced that the compliment of the tribe was favorably received.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
10  A low exclamation of applause passed among the warriors who exchanged looks with each other like men that first began to perceive their error.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
11  When despairing Hungarian fugitives make their way, against all the search-warrants and authorities of their lawful government, to America, press and political cabinet ring with applause and welcome.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  --those were the first words that could be heard above the roar of laughter and applause.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
13  A burst of applause greeted this flattering tribute to ourselves.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
14  There was some applause, and some crying of Shame upon the man; but the greater part of the audience were quiet.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
15  This feat of horsemanship again attracted the applause of the multitude.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII