laudator


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Synonyms for laudator

someone who communicates high praise

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if philosophy became a transfigured laudator tempori acti or unconsciously contributes to the preservation of status quo, this happens because of the constraint of (the present-day Romanian) power relations.
Horace can be said to have named this venerable topos in the Ars poetica when he refers to the comic figure of the "laudator temporis acti se puero," or the old man who praises the time of his youth (173-74).
Scott repeatedly repudiates in his autobiography the possibility that he is 'laudator temporis acti,' a praiser of past times, which suggests that he did know that he is inevitably an advocate of his own generation.
He never "commented," but he made it clear to me that he understood the rigors of life among people, and knew what problems I faced, partly because he knew I too was a laudator temporis acti.
He accepted at once my request for an interview and arranged to meet me at the Genio hotel on Via Zanardelli, where he used to stay when he was in Rome; a hotel that was not in the top flight but was an indication of the simplicity whose eclipse might be deplored by some laudator temporis acti (4) among our contemporary politicians.
Miller, ASD 4, 3: 74, 43-44: "Sequor tritum illud vulgi prouerbium, quo dicitur is recte laudare sese, cui nemo alius contigit laudator." (3) Harrebomee, Eerste Deel, 105.