And because the pillory of a bad book is as culturally stimulating as the lauding of a good book.
She said he began to "rejoice" over the "lack of women in the room," lauding the tech industry for being a last bastion for men.
Before the arrests, the Italian navy had defended the men, lauding them for warding off pirates and protecting the Italian vessel.
late 14c., from Old French lauder "praise, extol," from Latin laudare "to praise, commend, honor, extol, eulogize," from laus (genitive laudis) "praise, fame glory." Probably cognate with Old English leoð "song, poem, hymn," from Proto-Germanic *leuthan (cf. Old Norse ljoð "strophe," German Lied "song," Gothic liuþon "to praise"), and from an echoic PIE root *leu-. Related: Lauded; lauding.