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laudable
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
worthy of high praise
  • Merciful providence had been pleased to put a period to the sufferings of the lady who was enceinte which she had borne with a laudable fortitude and she had given birth to a bouncing boy.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (51% in)
  • ...how people usually contrived to load that sort of onus on to the other fellow like the hell idea and the lottery and insurance which were run on identically the same lines so that for that very reason if no other lifeboat Sunday was a highly laudable institution to which the public at large, no matter where living inland or seaside, as the case might be, having it brought home to them like that should extend its gratitude also to the harbourmasters and coastguard service who had to man...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (33% in)

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