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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Adjective- Expressing approval.

Usage examples (4)
  • In my speech I made reference to the 'randy granny' I'd been talking to - in an entirely plauditory way.
  • (Her "activist" career is outlined in this hilariously plauditory article from the pro-Palestinian Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.)
  • As it is, the leading pharmaceutical lobbying groups are either publicly silent on the legislation or largely plauditory.
  • Scotland, when he called upon me, that he was to have an important appointment -- I have had opportunity to say plauditory things of them in vast assemblages in Ottawa,... for more
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