verb (used with object)
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Origin of laud
OTHER WORDS FROM laudlauder, lau·da·tor [law-dey-ter], /ˈlɔ deɪ tər/, nouno·ver·laud, verb (used with object)un·laud·ed, adjective
Definition for laud (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for laud
Before the arrests, the Italian navy had defended the men, lauding them for warding off pirates and protecting the Italian vessel.
Bluntly, Republicans win when they distinguish between work and welfare, lauding the former and damning the latter.Barack Obama’s Herbert Hoover Budget a Political Boon for Republicans|Lloyd Green|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And because the pillory of a bad book is as culturally stimulating as the lauding of a good book.Letter to a Young Critic: William Giraldi Defends True Criticism|William Giraldi|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With even McCain lauding his former running mate, Romney needs to ask her to address the convention.It’s Time for Mitt Romney to Invite Sarah Palin to Speak at GOP Convention|Michelle Cottle|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She said he began to "rejoice" over the "lack of women in the room," lauding the tech industry for being a last bastion for men.Danish Provocateur’s Anti-Women Insults Embarrass Dell|Maura Kelly|May 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The subject was well chosen and the material ample, and Procopius lost no opportunity of lauding his sovereign to the skies.
Nor could I in justice fail to commend the Provost; to him, representing the officer's conduct to me, and lauding his ability.A Gentleman of France|Stanley Weyman
This natural and moderate measure was assailed by those who were lauding a paper currency to the skies.Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
We are in the habit, in patriotic moments, of lauding the wisdom and the foresight of the fathers of the republic.The Galaxy|Various
There is not the slightest necessity for lauding American bravery or impressing it upon American youth.Campfire and Battlefield|Rossiter Johnson