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laud, laudable, laudatory

The verb laud means “to praise.”

  • Halina’s efforts to find accommodations for the homeless were lauded by the Calgary Herald.

The adjective laudable means “worthy of praise.”

  • The animal rights movement has undertaken many laudable (praiseworthy) projects.

The adjective laudatory refers to expressing praise.

  • You’ll make me blush if you continue with your laudatory (not laudable) remarks.