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Accolade

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1. accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels

a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Example Sentences:
'an award for bravery'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Accolade

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noun
1. 
strong praise or approval; acclaim
2. 
an award or honour
3. 
the ceremonial gesture used to confer knighthood, originally an embrace, now a touch on the shoulder with a sword
4.  a rare word for brace (sense 7)
5. architecture
a curved ornamental moulding, esp one having the shape of an ogee arch

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Accolade

see synonyms of accolade
noun
1. 
an embrace formerly used in conferring knighthood
2. 
a touch on the shoulder with the flat side of a sword, now used in conferring knighthood
3. 
a. 
anything done or given as a sign of great respect, approval, appreciation, etc.
b.  [usually pl.]
words of praise
4.  Music
brace1 (sense 13) brace1 (sense 13b)

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Accolade

see synonyms of accolade
n.
1.
a. An expression of approval; praise.
b. A special acknowledgment; an award.
2. A ceremonial embrace, as of greeting or salutation.
3. Ceremonial bestowal of knighthood.
tr.v. ac·co·lad·ed, ac·co·lad·ing, ac·co·lades
To praise or honor: "His works are invariably accoladed as definitive even as they sparkle and spark" (Malcolm S. Forbes).

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