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synonyms for ovation

  • acclaim
  • acclamation
  • applause
  • testimonial
  • bravos
  • cheering
  • hand
  • plaudits
  • praise
  • salvo
  • tribute
  • big hand
  • laudation
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antonyms for ovation

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  • disapproval
  • blame
  • criticism
  • silence
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How to use ovation in a sentence

After Carey was shot, the House of Representatives gave the Capitol Police a standing ovation.
MIRIAM CAREY WAS SHOT AT 26 TIMES BY LAW ENFORCEMENT NEAR THE CAPITOL IN 2013. HER SISTER CONTRASTS HER FATE TO THE TREATMENT OF THE JAN. 6 RIOTERS.DAVID MONTGOMERYJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Democrats gave Pelosi a standing ovation as the final tally was announced, while the Republican side of the chamber was nearly empty.
NANCY PELOSI IS NARROWLY REELECTED HOUSE SPEAKERJACLYN GALLUCCIJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
Like Nixon, when he declared Bush the winner – asking God to bless his opponent – Gore drew a standing ovation.
‘GRACE AND HUMOR’: THE VICE PRESIDENTS WHO CERTIFIED THEIR OWN ELECTION LOSSESGILLIAN BROCKELLJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She not only earned a standing ovation and passing grade, but it laid the groundwork for her academic and musical career.
MEET NASA’S DOPEST ENGINEERJOSHUA EFERIGHEDECEMBER 2, 2020OZY
He is happy and at peace with retiring at 28 — even if there was no ovation, no coverage, no ceremony to offer tear-filled gratitude to his teammates, family or fans.
SPENCER KIEBOOM BUILT HIS LIFE AROUND BASEBALL. THEN HE QUIETLY WALKED AWAY.JESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The party were greeted with one continued ovation during the journey.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
When the espada finally performs his courageous feat under such conditions, he obtains such an ovation as his skill deserves.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
A moment afterward the Kiowa finished his boastful tale, and received a noisy ovation from his people.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
He insists that this is the only fitting thing to do, that to live after such a reception and ovation would be an anti-climax.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
Mr. Lincoln met with a splendid ovation from the troops and the colored people as he rode about the city.
THE FOURTH MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRY IN THE CLOSING SCENES OF THE WAR FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THE UNION, FROM RICHMOND TO APPOMATOXWILLIAM B. ARNOLD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVATION

  • acclaim
  • adulation
  • applause
  • approbation
  • big hand
  • cheer
  • cheering
  • cheers
  • hand
  • honor
  • jubilation
  • laudation
  • ovation
  • plaudits
  • salutation
  • standing O
  • tribute
  • acclaim
  • acclamation
  • accolade
  • approbation
  • big hand
  • bring down the house
  • cheering
  • cheers
  • commendation
  • hand
  • hand-clapping
  • kudos
  • laudation
  • ovation
  • plaudits
  • praise
  • rooting
  • round
  • standing ovation
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