Perhaps he thought of Rahab who hid the spies, and received a commendation for it.
You ask for what you do not need when you call upon me for a word of commendation.
He, no doubt, expected to be welcomed in the warmest terms of commendation.
This was his commendation, from hour to hour; it made up the litany of his gratitude for what she had been to him.
She was no longer a pretty girl, a nice girl, as the commendation went.
It may be right as being meritorious, and deserving of commendation.
A most noble and disinterested achievement, and worthy of all commendation.
If He is dissatisfied, the commendation of the many is as froth.
I knew she meant my use of her name as well as my commendation.
He was also young enough to long for a word of commendation.