1. applaudable, commendable, laudable, praiseworthy, worthy (vs. unworthy)

usage: worthy of high praise; "applaudable efforts to save the environment"; "a commendable sense of purpose"; "laudable motives of improving housing conditions"; "a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence"


1. admirably, laudably, praiseworthily, commendable

usage: in an admirable manner; "the children's responses were admirably normal"

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