Example sentences for: acclaim

How can you use “acclaim” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Unanimous acclaim for the Australian Booker Prize-winner's update of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations . "An audacious and wholly successful act of writerly reinvention" (Marc Carnegie, the Wall Street Journal ). Reviewers praise the way Carey re-examines the oppressive aspects of Victorian England and Victorian literature, even as he spins a crack adventure story.

  • Acclaim for the former Times reporter's historical epic, completed just before his suicide in June.

  • Unlike recent Justice Department investigations of the White House, Holder's earned near universal acclaim.

  • Unified acclaim for a New York Times reporter's biography of mathematician John F. Nash Jr., who went mad.

  • While Van and his buddies comb wealthy neighborhoods for a glimpse of his shiksa, Nate auditions a stripper whose costume doesn't arrive and who ends up doffing her conservative street clothes on stage to wild acclaim.


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