Roget category 9316. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.4. Moral affections
›› 6.4.2. Moral sentiments
nod of approbation —
commendation, praise — laud, laudation — good word — meed of praise, tribute of praise — encomium — eulogy, eulogium† — eloge [Fr.], panegyric — homage, hero worship — benediction, blessing, benison.
applause, plaudit, clap — clapping, clapping of hands — acclaim, acclamation — cheer — paean, hosannah — shout of applause, peal of applause, chorus of applause, chorus of praise &c. — Prytaneum.
think much of,
think well of,
think highly of —
set great store by,
set great store on.
do justice to, appreciate — honor, hold in esteem, look up to, admire — like etc. 897 — be in favor of, wish Godspeed — hail, hail with satisfaction.
stand up for, stick up for — uphold, hold up, countenance, sanction — clap on the back, pat on the back — keep in countenance, indorse — give credit, recommend — mark with a white mark, mark with a stone.
commend, belaud†, praise, laud, compliment — pay a tribute, bepraise† — clap the hands — applaud, cheer, acclamate†, encore — panegyrize†, eulogize, cry up, proner [Fr.], puff — extol, extol to the skies — magnify, glorify, exalt, swell, make much of — flatter etc. 933 — bless, give a blessing to — have a good word for, say a good word for — speak well of, speak highly of, speak in high terms of — sing the praises of, sound the praises of, chaunt the praises of — resound the praises of — sing praises to — cheer to the echo, applaud to the echo, applaud to the very echo, cheer to the very echo.
redound to the honor, redound to the praise, redound to the credit of — do credit to — deserve praise etc. n. — recommend itself — pass muster.
be praised &c. — receive honorable mention — be in favor with, be in high favor with — ring with the praises of, win golden opinions, gain credit, find favor with, stand well in the opinion of — laudari a laudato viro [Lat.].
in favor of —
lost in admiration.
commendatory, complimentary, benedictory†, laudatory, panegyrical, eulogistic, encomiastic, lavish of praise, uncritical.
approved, praised etc. v. — uncensured, unimpeached — popular, in good odor — in high esteem etc. (respected) 928 — in favor, in high favor.
deserving of praise, worthy of praise etc. n. — praiseworthy, commendable, of estimation — good etc. 648 — meritorious, estimable, creditable, plausible, unimpeachable — beyond all praise.
to admiration —
with three times three.
bully for you! [Slang],
macte virtute! [Lat.],
so far so good,
quite right —
one cheer more —
may your shadow never be less!,
esto perpetua! [Lat.],
long life to!,
valete et plaudite! [Lat.],
probatum est [Lat.] —
tacent satis laudant [Lat.] —
servant of God, well done! "
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