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acclaim
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
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Definition
to praise enthusiastically and publicly — sometimes choosing without opposition or a formal vote
  • This was scant said but all cried with one acclaim nay, by our Virgin Mother, the wife should live and the babe to die.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (13% in)
  • The arrival of the worldrenowned headsman was greeted by a roar of acclamation from the huge concourse, the viceregal ladies waving their handkerchiefs in their excitement while the even more excitable foreign delegates cheered vociferously in a medley of cries, hoch, banzai, eljen, zivio, chinchin, polla kronia, hiphip, vive, Allah, amid which the ringing evviva of the delegate of the land of song (a high double F recalling those piercingly lovely notes with which the eunuch Catalani...
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (31% in)
  • All desire to see you bring forth the work you meditate, to acclaim you Stephaneforos.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (70% in)
  • The Lady Gwendolen Dubedat bursts through the throng, leaps on his horse and kisses him on both cheeks amid great acclamation.
    Episode 15 — Circe (33% in)

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