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used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement


a message expressing praise
  • I expressed my sense of this commendation, and said I was very sorry we were going to lose one another.
    Chapters 10-12 (89% in)
  • Accordingly, I went to work very hard, both in play and in earnest, and gained great commendation.
    Chapters 16-18 (24% in)
  • The Doctor always had some new project for her participating in amusements away from home, with her mother; and Mrs. Markleham, who was very fond of amusements, and very easily dissatisfied with anything else, entered into them with great good-will, and was loud in her commendations.
    Chapters 40-42 (94% in)
  • Mr. Peggotty nodded his understanding of my aunt's feelings, but could not trust himself with any verbal reference to the subject of her commendation.
    Chapters 49-51 (72% in)

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