Word of the Week: Plaudit

Plaudit is a noun and defined as an expression of praise or approval. First used in the early 1600’s, plaudit derives from the Latin word plaudere (to applaud). Plaudere also gave rise to the words applaud, applause, plausible, and explode

Applause, cheer

The family provides plaudits to Selma after she finished her piano recital.

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