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laudable
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
worthy of high praise
  • Had his forms of expression changed, or his sentiments become less laudable?
    Book 2 — Old and Young (71% in)
  • I am ready to narrow my own resources and the prospects of my family by binding myself to allow you five hundred pounds yearly during my life, and to leave you a proportional capital at my death—nay, to do still more, if more should be definitely necessary to any laudable project on your part.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (87% in)
  • If Wrong, if Craft, if Indiscretion Act as fair parts with ends as laudable?
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (50% in)
  • Will had given a disinterested attention to an intended settlement on a new plan in the Far West, and the need for funds in order to carry out a good design had set him on debating with himself whether it would not be a laudable use to make of his claim on Bulstrode, to urge the application of that money which had been offered to himself as a means of carrying out a scheme likely to be largely beneficial.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (71% in)

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