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synonyms for commendatory

  • acclamatory
  • applauding
  • approbatory
  • congratulatory
  • favorable
  • laudatory
  • positive
  • praiseful
  • praising
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How to use commendatory in a sentence

I approve then your commendatory verses, and in my turn I crown with praise the poet you commend.
GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDYEDWARD HUTTON
The commendatory remarks with which Pichot greeted this move went past his ears unheard.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
This seemed to please the man; he clapped Hradzka on the shoulder, making commendatory sounds.
FLIGHT FROM TOMORROWHENRY BEAM PIPER
Each is highly recommended in commendatory letters from this or that distinguished court or newspaper reporter.
WORK FOR WOMENGEORGE J. MANSON
Chapters might be made of commendatory letters received from officials, writers, public workers and friends in private life.
THE LIFE AND WORK OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY (VOLUME 2 OF 2)IDA HUSTED HARPER
It was accompanied and introduced, as usual, by a great host of commendatory and laudatory sonnets and poems.
SPENSERR. W. CHURCH
He would submit the proposal to his constituents, but not apparently with letters commendatory.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 30, 1917VARIOUS
As she read the commendatory words, she smiled at the thought of having at least one talent to use in her Master's service.
BETH WOODBURNMAUD PETITT
No better specimen of him can be given than from the aforesaid letter commendatory to the Hecatompathia.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATUREGEORGE SAINTSBURY
None of it, except a commendatory poem or two, was printed in his own time, and very little later; while the MSS.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATUREGEORGE SAINTSBURY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMENDATORY

  • admiring
  • approbatory
  • approving
  • commendatory
  • congratulatory
  • extolling
  • laudatory
  • praising
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.