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Sample sentences for the GRE study word laudable

laudable can be used as a adj

1.It is a reasonable and laudable pride which resists such malevolence.. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
2."Well, madame, it will be a laudable action on your part, and I will thank you for it. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.Having supposed that there was sense where there is no sense, and a laudable ambition where there is not a laudable ambition, I am well out of my mistake, and no harm is done. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4.This was that the scholars of Avonlea school should get up a concert and hold it in the hall on Christmas Night, for the laudable purpose of helping to pay for a schoolhouse flag. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
5.Yet"--more solemnly--"down in your hearts is the deep conviction of our short-comings and failings, and a laudable desire that others at least should profit by the teachings we neglect. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
6.The whole little society entered into this laudable design, according to their different abilities. - from Candide by Voltaire
7.Impelled by a laudable ambition to study the art and mystery of his father's honest calling, Young Jerry, keeping as close to house fronts, walls, and doorways, as his eyes were close to one another, held his honoured parent in view. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
8.No aim that I have ever cherished would they recognise as laudable no success of mine--if my life, beyond its domestic scope, had ever been brightened by success--would they deem otherwise than worthless, if not positively disgraceful. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
9.Merciful providence had been pleased to put a period to the sufferings of the lady who was _enceinte_ which she had borne with a laudable fortitude and she had given birth to a bouncing boy. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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