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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an applaudable, praiseworthy, or laudable manner.

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object) : to commend a friend to another; to commend an applicant for employment. ,I commend my child to your care. ,to commend a soldier for...
  • The fact is that Hillary is being commendably modest.
  • Her voice, she thought, sounded commendably indifferent.
  • Ned's tone was commendably even, devoid of over-eagerness. for more
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