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There was the obvious sight gags of Valerie not realizing who everyone was clapping for, when the party was clapping for her.

Right now it looks like the diplomatic equivalent of one hand clapping.

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

I always tried to get into the spirit of things with dancing, clapping, and singing out in the pews.

Get involved in the action by standing up and clapping when an athlete deserves it.

Jessie suddenly hopped down from the chair arm and began a pirouette about the room, clapping her hands as she danced.

He answered my prayer; and I was so happy that I walked the floor for a long time, clapping my hands and praising God.

I could bear it no more, and rushed from the room, clapping the door after me, and strove with all my force to lock it.

She cast this wreath around the old man's neck, then danced back, clapping her hands in delight.

About a dozen boys were assembled, and there was a great clapping as the two newcomers entered.


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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clapping, such as: acclamation, applause, commendation, kudos, praise, and rave.

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