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noun as in strong praise, recognition of achievement

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I played pretty good, productive football while I was there and received a lot of accolades for it.

Existing shareholders are rewarded when stock prices rise, and CEOs reap the benefits via compensation and professional accolade.

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Now Facebook wants accolades for its clean-up work, before it even successfully solves the problems it has created.

In March, early in the coronavirus pandemic, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff won accolades for saying the company would not do any “significant layoffs” over a three-month period and would pay its hourly workers while the company’s offices were closed.

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The sentiment, intent, objections, and accolades are all there for you to learn from, but you have to invest the time to dive in beyond a high-level engagement graph.

By the way, why is special interests always shady while special needs is practically an accolade?

What Kurland said he remembered most though was not an individual accolade, but a moment that transcended sport.

It was a history-making accolade for Ridley, who became only the second black person to win the Best Screenplay Oscar.

In some ways, “pioneer” is the most lucrative accolade of all.

“Unsung Yugoslavian novelist” is not the sort of accolade that moves a book off of a shelf.

The meanest hind was ennobled by the accolade of martyrdom to the loftiest peerage of the skies.

What sort of an accolade he expected on arriving to keep his passion on its legs, Heaven only knows!

Aylward, you are a trusty soldier, for all that your shoulder has never felt accolade, nor your heels worn the gold spurs.

As she looked proudly down at the hand he had honored with a blow as with an accolade she saw by her watch that it was after six.

Yet on the livery of the countryside the accolade of Frost had wrought a wonder.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to accolade, such as: distinction, kudos, approval, award, badge, and decoration.

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