That the Globes did this year, rewarding both Rodriguez and the series in Best Comedy, is a pleasant surprise.
Behind those beloved voices are Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy—comedy icons who have enjoyed long and rewarding careers.
With rare exceptions, it was usually not a happy or rewarding experience.
They've allowed corrupt politicians and judges to betray the voters, rewarding them for their betrayal.
Certainly the status quo would be easier but not as rewarding.
Fitzhammon shared the spoil with twelve knights who accompanied him, rewarding each with a manor.
And then how amply rewarded, and rewarding, by the rapture-causing return!
Berkeley ruled chiefly by rewarding those who did as he told them; Effingham by punishing all who opposed him.
The marchioness assented, rewarding Chiaccheri with a smile, but I could not do so.
My uncle's laugh when it did come, I must admit was, as Baedeker says, "rewarding."
mid-14c., "a regarding, heeding, observation," from Anglo-French and Old North French reward, back-formation from rewarder (see reward (v.)). Meaning "repayment for some service" is from late 14c. Sense of "sum of money in exchange for capture" is from 1590s.
c.1300 "to grant, bestow;" early 14c. "to give as compensation," from Old North French rewarder "to regard, reward," variant of Old French regarder "take notice of, regard, watch over," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + garder "look, heed, watch" (see guard (v.)). Originally any form of requital. A doublet of regard. Related: Rewarded; rewarding.
reward re·ward (rĭ-wôrd')
The return for the performance of a behavior that is desired; a positive reinforcement.