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Although he seems unlikely to suffer — professionally or otherwise — from accommodating his wife’s position, the coverage of his role as a supportive spouse has often been laudatory, even gushing.

His laudatory comments were perfect for the film, and we got sidetracked.

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The first time round, in 2011, the critics, while not unkind, were not laudatory.

Or, for that matter, say anything laudatory about Barack Obama.

The morning after your performance your breakfast-table is covered with newspapers teeming with laudatory criticisms.

Look at this from the author of a very interesting and laudatory critique.

The specification is objected to as containing large portions that are merely laudatory.

Something between an earthly Queen and a divine Egeria; "Serena" he calls her; and, in his high-flown fashion, is very laudatory.

Homer names the Pelasgians only thrice, and each time with a laudatory epithet.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laudatory, such as: acclamatory, adulatory, approbative, approbatory, approving, and commendatory.

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