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Usage examples for applause

  1. The silence prevailed again- and was a second time broken by another roar of applause. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. Promise you my applause beforehand. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. She no longer feared those ranks of upturned faces, row upon row, receding into shadow at the further end of the hall, and she bowed composedly in response to the applause that greeted her. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  4. A mad burst of applause interrupted her, and ended the game. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  5. The room joined in laughter and applause. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. Alcibiades met her, caught her in his arms and, to the applause of the wittiest people in the world, carried her triumphantly home. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  7. The play, the success, the applause, were all forgotten, and in their place was a shame, a humiliation, that brought the hot tears to her eyes. – Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice
  8. This short speech was received with applause by the combatants. – A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion by William Dobein James
  9. Isobel smiled at them, returned to her chair to applause, probably due as much to her attractive appearance as her words. – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  10. A low murmur from the audience swelled into somewhat forced applause. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  11. The men murmured applause, Horsrik more than the rest. – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  12. I was reckless of its injustice, as I was careless of its applause. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  13. The sally was not greeted with applause. – The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
  14. The applause was enthusiastic and immediate, but silence quickly fell again and all eyes turned towards the starting- post. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  15. Suddenly I was seized with passionate, vehement regrets at the sound of the applause. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. Genuine applause followed the good doctor's song. – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  17. There was a murmur of applause, for, when they own any money, which, however, is not frequently the case, the free companions are usually open- handed men, and Weston was not astonished at their readiness to do what they could for his companion. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  18. Everywhere, his works, good or bad, were received with applause. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3) by Shearjashub Spooner
  19. Jason Philip was greeted with a tumult of applause as he took his seat. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  20. She considered this, and while she did so a great burst of applause filled the place as the curtain fell. – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James
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