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commend
used in The Fountainhead

3 uses
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Definition
praise or recommend
  • Several of these referred to Guy Francon, "who has a tendency to the overornate, but must be commended for his loyalty to the strict tradition of Classicism."
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (23% in)
  • The cupids are well fed and present a pretty picture to the street, against the severe granite of the facade; they are quite commendable, unless you just can't stand to look at dimpled soles every time you glance out to see whether it's raining.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (94% in)
  • It was a commendable trait.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (76% in)

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