Accolade

Accolade [ AK-uh'-leyd, -lahd; ak-uh'-LEYD, -LAHD ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) award, honour or special acknowledgement
2. (n.) a ceremonial embrace or a touch with the flat side of a sword on the shoulder that is used to confer knighthood
3. (tr.v.) to honour or shower praises on
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Accolades were plentiful once his role in the freedom struggle became known.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Mr Jones received his accolade at the Evening Herald Gold Star Awards.

Comments

Loading...

Popular posts from this blog

Exotic

Gall

How to Subscribe to Google English Vocabulary SMS Channel

Nadir

Credulous