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

Synonyms 
Applause, cheer

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

Main Source 
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plaudit

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