laud laud  /ˈlɔd/


  • (v) praise, glorify, or honor


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  • The reporter was lauded by the community for exposing the scam and unearthing the drug cartel.


  1. Minnesota takes lead in curbing farm runoff

    State and federal officials assembled Monday to laud the passage of a new program for farmers to implement water-conservation practices on a voluntary basis.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Finance and Commerce

  2. 2013 New York Mets Draft Pick Profile: Ivan Wilson

    New York Mets fans seemed to overwhelmingly laud the Dominic Smith selection when the Mets made him their 2013 first-round selection last week. In the third round of the 2013 MLB draft, the Mets made another solid selection in Ivan Wilson, a chiseled high school outfielder out of Louisiana. It was a little bit of a boom-or-bust pick for the Mets. However, after looking at all of the kid's ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Tech hero or enemy of the state?

    Internet activists laud Snowden as a truth teller.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Politico


  1. "We laud the triumph of impartial justice," said Ignacio Bunye, spokesman for President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Ignacio Bunye Source:

  2. "Our priority is to stamp drug abuse out of sport," Mr Howard told Southern Cross Broadcasting in Perth. "Our priority is to laud people who don't use drugs, our priority is to stand behind sports administrators to keep drugs out of sport,...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Sunday

  3. "As a people we are not given to celebrate the exceptional in our midst. At least not until he or she whom we wish to laud has passed to their eternal reward," Mr Cowen told mourners. "Paddy Hillery was one such exceptional figure in Irish...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Brian Cowen Source: Irish Times

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