commendations from prominent gentlemen will be submitted to your Excellency to justify the appointment.
I produced my treasure, and the shopman was liberal in his commendations.
He is as squeazy of his commendations, as his courtesy, and his good word is like an eulogy in a satire.
Morgan's commendations of her had always been rare enough to be thrilling.
We invoke your powerful aid to sustain us through the coming years, while we will endeavor to merit your commendations.
The commendations and motions of an enemy are to be suspected.
And, once more, to make an end of commendations, what novel is inspired with a more unstrained or a more wholesome morality?
Sometimes they deserve the commendations we bestow, sometimes they—don't.
Her hearers, knowing of Molly's long succession of failures, naturally smiled at these commendations.
In despite of sway-bellies, gluttons, and sweet mouthed epicures, Ill have thee maintain a paradox in commendations of hunger.
"expression of approval," late 14c. (from c.1200 as the name of one of the Offices of the Dead), from Old French commendacion "approval, praise," from Latin commendationem (nominative commendatio) "recommendation, commendation," noun of action from past participle stem of commendare (see commend).