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With World War I raging, a band struck up the song during the seventh-inning stretch, resulting in thunderous applause.

When Stewart walks into an upscale Pittsburgh steakhouse with a female date, the other diners erupt in applause — a standing ovation because he’s out on the town with a woman.

She also, according to Republicans in the room, apologized for putting her colleagues in a difficult spot — prompting a round of applause.

It connects directly to a smartphone and allows wannabe broadcasters to add effects like applause and musical cues to their productions.

Díaz-Canel, therefore, did not have to win the applause of the masses with government proposals.

He led the packed cathedral in applause for Ramos and Liu and asked Bratton to bring a message to the men and women of the NYPD.

A call from the stage for President Peña Nieto to resign drew the loudest applause.

And one person started clapping, and then the whole room erupted in applause.

Their speech was met “very warmly, with applause,” according to bishops briefing the press afterwards.

“For someone to scream, that is like applause to us,” Harlacher said.

General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.

Frantic applause, several times repeated, which drowned the voice of the orator.

When he came out on the stage the applause was tremendous, and enough in itself to excite and electrify one.

A boy on the stage danced very finely and obtained much applause.

A hideous yell of applause rose from the multitude, and again he plunged his saber into the carriage.


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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to applause, such as: acclaim, accolade, kudos, ovation, praise, and standing ovation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.