Like both men Vidal was arguably a gay radical and hero, although he would have hated the plaudit.
So, Sarit Hashkes, allow me to add my plaudit to those already offered you by your 3,300-plus supporters.
plaudit is a shout of applause, and is commonly used in the plural; as, the plaudits of a throng.
A second plaudit, almost an acclamation, followed the sentiment.
Heroes having so nobly acted, with ours, will receive the plaudit of their country.
Such was the plaudit the oriental student received, and returned to grow pale over his MSS.
Its honors and joys lie in a brilliant pennon and a plaudit.
Every plaudit which a vitious play, or a bad actor receives is a blow to the public morals, and the public taste.
You are honestly striving with a purpose, and hoping for no plaudit but 'she hath done what she could.'
It was a desperate duel for a few strides, and then plaudit gamely responding drew away and the race was over.
1620s, short for plaudite "an actor's request for applause" (1560s), from Latin plaudite! "applaud!" second person plural imperative of plaudere "to clap, strike, beat; applaud, approve," of unknown origin (also in applaud, explode). This was the customary appeal for applause that Roman actors made at the end of a play. In English, the -e went silent then was dropped.