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[n] enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
[v] praise vociferously
[v] clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval


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Antonyms

boo, hiss

Misc. Definitions

\Ac*claim"\, v. t. [L. acclamare; ad + clamare to cry out. See {Claim}, {Clamor}.] [R.]
1. To applaud. ``A glad acclaiming train.'' --Thomson.
2. To declare by acclamations. While the shouting crowd Acclaims thee king of traitors. --Smollett.
3. To shout; as, to acclaim my joy.
\Ac*claim"\, v. i. To shout applause.
\Ac*claim"\, n. Acclamation. [Poetic] --Milton.

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