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worthy of high praise

in an admirable manner

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As those titles suggest, the book's scope is commendably wide, but its achievement is less complete.
A conscience that challenges itself and others so relentlessly is a rare thing, and this film commendably supports its admiration of Hay with a detailed and compelling inventory of his personal and public breakthroughs--implicitly asserting that greatness still awaits any queer activist who backs ideals with relentlessness, courage, and grit.
1, drew on all his reserves to finish commendably close to his personal best.
Our client is extremely relieved and pleased to note that the press have, commendably, declined to purchase or publish such material.
Even as the novel attempts to resolve itself around Hilary's claim that "We have a right, both of us, to live our own lives," the novel commendably avoids closure as the past inextricably remains an active component of the present.
Leonard delivers a commendably unflashy performance as the earnest Meyer, who envisioned being a career naval man just like his father until the explosion.
Commendably aggressive, The Washington Post in April 1995 took the Agriculture Department to court to compel release of certain crop subsidy information.
Even though this is a little slow according to book velocities, at 685 fps from a 4" Model 686, it feels good and is commendably accurate.
Still, this commendably concise and readable volume takes important strides toward clarifying the place of a crucial civic virtue.
The analysis is commendably in-depth and erudite, examining every occurrence of each word in detail and attempting to account for the possible shades of their referents via fields as diverse as botany, mineralogy, and zoology, as well as exhibiting a solid grasp of both modern colour studies and ancient and medieval textual traditions.
Quite rightly, he devotes an entire chapter to Tertullian commendably capturing his character and wit.
Commendably, he acknowledges his sources, because an editor has a responsibility to reveal not only what she or he knows but how she or he has come to know it.
However, the prospective reader is cautioned that there are several formula block errors in the first three chapters; the last three chapters, more carefully prepared for publication, are commendably free from such problems.
Since her sources are not homogeneous, and occupational attributes reflected in personal names may be inherited and thus unrelated to the life of the person bearing the name, Shatzmiller is commendably cautious in not putting too much weight on her quantified findings.
New York's Senator Alfonse D'Amato and Connecticut's Senator Joseph Liberman were commendably supportive.