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Accolade   /ˈækəlˌeɪd/   Listen

A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction.  Synonyms: award, honor, honour, laurels.

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"Accolade" Quotes from Famous Books

... as a maintenance engineer tore into the vitals of a Lambert-Howell. Around him was space—a full meter on all sides. It was, he realized, a distinction—symbolic accolade for anyone who had the temerity to down a man like Vernay. It was also a gesture of caution. No one was anxious to block the view of a man who had downed a vicious fighter with an unobtrusive gesture. And no one was anxious to be too close ...
— Alarm Clock • Everett B. Cole

Words linked to "Accolade" :   citation, seal of approval, Nobel prize, decoration, seal, mention, medal, laurel wreath, symbol, Academy Award, medallion, degree, honor, academic degree, commendation, ribbon, crown, Prix de Rome, laurels, honorable mention, letter, cachet, varsity letter, Prix Goncourt, pennant, prize, Oscar, honour, trophy, palm, Emmy, aliyah

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