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  • H’m! you are candid, however—and that is commendable.
  • The prince commended his aspirations with warmth.
  • He had appeared at the Epanchins’ today with crape on his hat, and Princess Bielokonski had commended this action on his part.
  • He addressed the prince, who warmly commended his sentiments, though Lebedeff whispered in his ear that this gentleman, who talked so much of his "property," had never had either house or home.

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  • I commend you for a good job.
  • This letter from Bellario doth commend a young and learned doctor to our court.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice

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