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acclaim
used in War and Peace

3 uses
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Definition
to praise enthusiastically and publicly — sometimes choosing without opposition or a formal vote
  • Not only did his contemporaries, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite—a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (7% in)
  • The general comes to us, Suvorov-like, in a kibitka, and is received with acclamations of joy and triumph.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (37% in)
  • He mounted it and rode at a gallop to one of the bridges over the Niemen, deafened continually by incessant and rapturous acclamations which he evidently endured only because it was impossible to forbid the soldiers to express their love of him by such shouting, but the shouting which accompanied him everywhere disturbed him and distracted him from the military cares that had occupied him from the time he joined the army.
    Book Nine — 1812 (7% in)

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