Officially, the White House had nothing but plaudits for Hagel and his abilities running the enormous Defense Department.
The moment brought Huckabee plaudits from some unlikely corners.
But all these changes will be painful, and win him little in the way of plaudits.
But the GOP presidential nominee's plan to hope for a change in the Mideast conflict is winning some plaudits.
The plaudits, visitors, and money to fix those boilers would roll in.
The plaudits here redoubled, and all eyes were turned towards Robespierre and Brissot.
The plaudits of the world sought not, but scorned its praise and pelf.
And the plaudits of the Master and the Mistress were music to him.
He concluded in an uproar of plaudits from both sides of the House.
Let its clowns and its contortionists fight among themselves for the plaudits and the halfpence of the mob.
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.