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commend
used in In Cold Blood

3 uses
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Definition
praise or recommend
  • The case, then commending headlines as far east as Chicago, as far west as Denver, had indeed lured to Garden City a considerable press corps.
    2 — Persons Unknown (5% in)
  • And when he had finished he sat with folded arms and a pleased smile, as though waiting to be commended for the humor, the clarity, and the candor of his traveler's tale.
    3 — Answer (70% in)
  • The majority of the lawyers handling these cases are court-appointed and work without recompense; but more often than not the courts, in order to avoid future appeals based on complaints of inadequate representation, appoint men of first quality who defend with commendable vigor.
    4 — The Corner (86% in)

There are no more uses of "commend" in In Cold Blood.

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