One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘There's no shortage of government officials who think they're being laudably tough while they smother human empathy.’
- ‘And, most laudably, I managed not to scream when I saw one.’
- ‘All his work carries a conviction that smacks of a healthy combination of intense darkness and a capacity for hard work and a laudably practical attitude to plotting in its author.’
- ‘A professor of English and comparative literature at Princeton, and published by Yale, she is heaped with Ivy League credentials but laudably determined not to be stifled by them.’
- ‘It's a laudably ambitious work, and a frustratingly uneven novel.’
- ‘The director is laudably respectful towards her subjects.’
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