Defense minister thanks U.S. and lauds Israeli achievements: "No other army in any country in the world has a system like it."
Yet those members of the cognitive elite that Murray lauds certainly know better.
He lauds the push for stricter regulations on interstate commerce and a range of effective compromises.
mid-14c., from Old French; morning Church service in which psalms of praise to God (Psalms 148-150) are sung (see laud).
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.