praiseworthy

All Adjective Noun
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  • Had it, indeed, been such a right and praiseworthy action on his part? Cited from Vera Nevill, by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
  • If, then my fall takes place in this battle, that would be highly praiseworthy. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • She succeeded in her praiseworthy efforts, but at what cost no one but herself ever knew. Cited from Vera Nevill, by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
  • Critics found the new day/night system and the addition of an in-game bank praiseworthy.
  • Now I am not of those who think it praiseworthy to be always at home. Cited from Girls and Women, by Harriet E. Paine (AKA: E. Chester)
  • Leading on a man you don't care for is not a praiseworthy action. Cited from Far From the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
  • There is quite a fair foreign community of business people, and their activity is very praiseworthy. Cited from Across Coveted Lands, by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • After as many more years of labour she might become a praiseworthy writer of the third rank. Cited from The Californians, by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • The general principle was certainly well applied, and every similar operation will be praiseworthy. Cited from The Art of War, by Baron Henri de Jomini
  • In general direction this action has been consistent, though often far from praiseworthy. Cited from The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783, Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • After all, was it not possible that his conduct had been praiseworthy? Cited from Demos, by George Gissing
  • This being the state of things, it would be praiseworthy for us to be even killed in fight. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • Therefore it would seem praiseworthy to desire the office of a bishop. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
  • I know it is very praiseworthy, but can't you bottle it up? Cited from If Only, Etc., by Francis Clement Philips and Augustus Harris
  • We see again the process disregarded, because the end itself is considered so praiseworthy. Cited from Democracy and Social Ethics, by Jane Addams
  • With praiseworthy care lest it should be swept away they then took the thing all down again. Cited from Noto/Unexplored Corner of Japan by Percival Lowell
  • It must be admitted that the South is in one thing at least praiseworthy. Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol I, Issue I, January 1862, by Various
  • It was a praiseworthy performance for a man who had done hitherto nothing particular in his life. Cited from The Little Nugget, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Therefore it is even praiseworthy to desire the office of a bishop. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
  • If there be something in them that looks very praiseworthy, that something I put to the test. Cited from Chinese Literature, by Anonymous
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