laudable


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Synonyms for laudable

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Synonyms for laudable

worthy of high praise

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I am not much troubled, sir, with that laudable thirst after knowledge that is called curiosity.
So pray keep your places, like Athos, whose calmness is entirely laudable. Besides, we will have no words about it.
Indolence and love of ease; a want of all laudable ambition, of taste for good company, or of inclination to take the trouble of being agreeable, which make men clergymen.
And, saying these words, Rosa looked so exceedingly pretty, that for the second time Cornelius placed his forehead and lips against the wire grating; of course, we must presume with the laudable desire to thank the young lady.
Thus reasoning, I trotted away to the town, where I duly transacted my business, and performed various little commissions for my mother and Rose, with very laudable exactitude, considering the different circumstances of the case.
We had left Miles indoors, on the red cushion of a deep window seat; he had wished to finish a book, and I had been glad to encourage a purpose so laudable in a young man whose only defect was an occasional excess of the restless.
It is a reasonable and laudable pride which resists such malevolence."
All very laudable until a friendly game got underway between local children and members of the Dutch national side, with hardman Nigel de Jong unable to resist pulling back the shirt of a small, speedy youngster who had broken clear.
And while getting people off benefits is a laudable aim, just as important is getting people into work.
Summary: London - The autonomy plan submitted by Morocco to settle, under the Moroccan sovereignty, the Sahara issue is a "laudable initiative which serves integration in the Maghreb region," said on Sunday Mayor of Trowbridge, Clive Blackmore.
The MPs warned that while the Government's ambitions were "laudable", it was "unwise" to meddle in the market at this stage.
Her original stand was laudable. Her subsequent search for religious victimhood was unwise.
IT was laudable of Tory MP Nadine Dorries (left) to live on benefits to see how hard it is for single, unemployed mums to survive on the breadline.
RE: Councillor Ridley's statement (Telegraph Nov 21), that he is to speak on December 4 against plans to re-include Eastern Green in the proposals, this is very laudable.
This is very laudable of NHS managers but surely they must have realised that patients throughout hospitals in England will need to plug into electricity points every few days in order to recharge the mobile phone batteries.