Example sentences for: accolade

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

  • Indeed, he has evolved into a "very fine person," according to his ex-wife--humbled by years of psychotic helplessness, buoyed up by the intellectual world's highest accolade.

  • Winchester is getting very rich from a story pretty well known to many people interested in dictionaries—particularly Elizabeth Knowles of OUP who unearthed basic information and is rightly given, by Winchester, what he would call a fulsome accolade.

  • “You puff the poets of other days, the living you deplore; spare me the accolade: your praise is not worth dying for.”

  • The tough little runabout has certainly won an accolade from the motoring press.

  • The ultimate accolade came in 1991, when Dublin was designated a European City of Culture.


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