commemorate

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Synonyms for commemorate

Synonyms for commemorate

to honor or keep alive the memory of

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to mark (a day or an event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing

Synonyms for commemorate

mark by some ceremony or observation

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call to remembrance

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be or provide a memorial to a person or an event

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Yet Clinton also knew that Selma could be read as a failure of government, then as now, and so even as he transitioned into what I view as the second section of the speech, he carefully chose the story he wanted to tell, just as all commemorators do.
Hebron - PNN - Thousands rallied in central Hebron on Sunday to show their support to the Nakba day commemorators and to deliver a message to Isreal and the international community at large, that the Palestinians will never give up the fight for their homeland.
The commemorators should instead have been honoring the veterans, past and present, who have saved their collective butts by doing what had to be done time and again.
Both authors begin by carefully establishing the original historical context in which Vercheres and Secord performed their heroic exploits, in order to show how the first sketchy and contradictory eyewitness accounts were embellished and manipulated by a later generation of commemorators.
In reward, they saw their depiction of Gilbert gain wide acceptance, although, to be sure, they did not face the same challenges as commemorators of a complex contemporary figure like Charles Darwin.