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laudable
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  • No aim that I have ever cherished would they recognise as laudable; no success of mine—if my life, beyond its domestic scope, had ever been brightened by success—would they deem otherwise than worthless, if not positively disgraceful.

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  • I appreciate his laudable efforts to save the environment.
  • Positively, free trade is laudable for the way it encourages us to see to members of unfamiliar groups as partners, not enemies.
    Will Wilkinson  --  Capitalism and Human Nature  --  http://www.cato.org/research/articles/wilkinson-050201.html(retrieved 06/29/06)

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