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  • She proudly dipped across the room and, to the interest and commendation of all beholders, sat on the arm of Kennicott’s chair.
  • Carol liked praise, the flavor and fatness of it, but she was so energetically being sorry for herself that she could not taste this commendation.
  • They who had not been entirely afraid (but merely careful and sneaky), all the barber-shop roues and millinery-parlor mondaines, how archly they were giggling (this second—she could hear them at it); with what self-commendation they were cackling their suavest wit: "You can’t tell ME she ain’t a gay bird; I’m wise!"

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  • a letter of commendation for superior performance
  • She received a commendation for bravery for rescuing the old woman from the burning home.

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