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laud (LAWD) (verb)
To praise or to extol: Tony spoke to laud his predecessor and to thank her for her support.
lord (LORD) (verb)
To act in a manner suggestive of being superior to others: Because Ben lived in the country, he always tried to lord it over his friends, who lived in the city.
lord (LORD) (noun)
A male ruler or land owner who has his office typically through inheritance: The lord of the manor was an agreeable person and well-liked.
According to legend, the crowd of farmers sang songs to laud the lord of the manor when lower taxes were announced.
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