verb (used with object)
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Origin of laud
OTHER WORDS FROM laudlaud·er, lau·da·tor [law-dey-ter] /ˈlɔ deɪ tər/, nouno·ver·laud, verb (used with object)un·laud·ed, adjective
Words nearby laud
Example sentences from the Web for lauded
She was the third-wave feminism firebrand, famous and lauded.From ISIS to Ebola, What Has Made Naomi Wolf So Paranoid?|Michael Moynihan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Mayans are lauded for their achievements—their art & architecture, intricate calendar, and developed culture.The Cave Where Mayans Sacrificed Humans Is Open for Visitors|Nina Strochlic|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All portray themselves, and are lauded by Iran, as resistance fighters.A Who’s Who of Iran’s Favorite Palestinian Terrorists|IranWire|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Working mothers” have been variously vilified, and now lauded, for attempting to balance career and home lives.
Even crowdfunding champion and musician Amanda Palmer lauded the project.Only in the Age of Crowdfunding: $40K Potato Salad|April Siese|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is lauded in ancient texts by priestly poets and Pharaohs.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Michael was not of the character which lauded itself, indeed he was never introspective nor thought of himself at all.The Man and the Moment|Elinor Glyn
Even those who lauded her fiction remained strangers to her.To Tell You the Truth|Leonard Merrick
They should rather have been lauded for the simplicity which they studied; which is so requisite in all teaching.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther
At the outset in an address at Boston he lauded Aldrich as the greatest statesman of his time.Contemporary American History, 1877-1913|Charles A. Beard