Antonyms for plaudit

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A second plaudit, almost an acclamation, followed the sentiment.

Its honors and joys lie in a brilliant pennon and a plaudit.

Heroes having so nobly acted, with ours, will receive the plaudit of their country.

Plaudit is a shout of applause, and is commonly used in the plural; as, the plaudits of a throng.

Such was the plaudit the oriental student received, and returned to grow pale over his MSS.

You are honestly striving with a purpose, and hoping for no plaudit but 'she hath done what she could.'

Every plaudit which a vitious play, or a bad actor receives is a blow to the public morals, and the public taste.

It was a desperate duel for a few strides, and then Plaudit gamely responding drew away and the race was over.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, short for plaudite "an actor's request for applause" (1560s), from Latin plaudite! "applaud!" second person plural imperative of plaudere "to clap, strike, beat; applaud, approve," of unknown origin (also in applaud, explode). This was the customary appeal for applause that Roman actors made at the end of a play. In English, the -e went silent then was dropped.

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