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We are not commemorating her—we are cherishing her and celebrating her and anticipating her return.

In fact, the only museum in the world dedicated to commemorating the protests is located in Hong Kong.

A woman insisted on showing us a plate commemorating Soviet World War II heroes that had been given to her grandfather.

The first pieces commemorating the revolution are now on display.

But it also goes back to the Bible, commemorating, among others, the sin of the Golden Calf.

The outside was very prettily painted for the occasion—Venus commemorating her birth from the ocean.

The enthusiast standing by Clowes expended the last relics of his voice in commemorating the fact that his side had the lead.

An old inscription is still seen on the tower, commemorating its building by one of the earlier Garibaldis.

They called him 'Bangs' thereafter, commemorating, as schoolboys use, with an affectionate nickname their esteem.

Four counties may be set together as commemorating large events in history.


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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commemorating, such as: accommodating, arresting, cherishing, confining, embracing, and employing.

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