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synonyms for lauds

  • admire
  • adore
  • celebrate
  • commend
  • compliment
  • eulogize
  • extol
  • honor
  • revere
  • approve
  • bless
  • boost
  • flatter
  • glorify
  • hymn
  • magnify
  • reverence
  • stroke
  • venerate
  • worship
  • build up
  • cry up
  • hand it to
  • panegyrize
  • pat on the back
  • sing the praises of

antonyms for lauds

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  • abhor
  • blame
  • censure
  • condemn
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • despise
  • detest
  • hate
  • castigate
  • decrease
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • refuse
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How to use lauds in a sentence

Orthros, or′thros, n. one of the Greek canonical hours, corresponding to the Western lauds.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
He asked them how long it would be before the brethren would be awakened for nocturnal lauds.
CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
On Sundays, at the conclusion of Lauds, the hebdomadarian gave the blessing to the outgoing and incoming weekly servers.
ENGLISH MONASTIC LIFEABBOT GASQUET
At the conclusion of Matins he received back his lantern, and going out from the choir rang the bells for Lauds.
ENGLISH MONASTIC LIFEABBOT GASQUET
It would, therefore, have been probably somewhere about one oclock in the morning that Lauds usually began.
ENGLISH MONASTIC LIFEABBOT GASQUET
Lauds having been sung, we all proceeded to take our disciplines.
THE CHRONICLE OF JOCELIN OF BRAKELOND: A PICTURE OF MONASTIC LIFE IN THE DAYS OF ABBOT SAMSONJOCELIN DE BRAKELOND
Mr. Tal- mage, true to the fawning, cringing spirit of ortho- doxy, lauds the living queen and cruelly maligns the genius dead.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 5 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
The bell had been rung for Lauds, and going up the stairs they passed the brothers coming down to service.
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
Presently the low, droning sound of their voices came up from the chapel where they were saying Lauds.
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
Lauds and Prime were over, the brothers were on their knees, and the Father was reading the last words of the dedication service.
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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