plaud-, plaus-, plod-, plos-

(Latin: to clap, to strike, to beat; to clap the hands in approbation [recognition as good], to approve)

applaud (verb), applauds; applauded; applauding
To clap the hands in expression of approbation or approval: The audience indicated agreement in a loud and lively manner by enthusiastically applauding the singer.
applaudable (adjective), more applaudable, most applaudable
1. A reference to being worthy of high praise.
2. Descriptive of deserving commendations or approval.
applaudably (adverb), more applaudably, most applaudably
applauder (s) (noun), applauders (pl)
Anyone who expresses a positive feeling that he or she has toward someone or something which is considered to be good or suitable; especially, by clapping the hands.
applauding (s) (noun), applaudings (pl)
Showing an admiration and agreement with someone's action or decision: The applaudings of the crowd could be heard for quite a distance when the political candidate was delivering her speech.

There were enthusiastic applaudings by the audience for the performances of the musicians and singers as shown on the TV program.

applause (s) (noun), applauses (pl)
1. Approbation loudly expressed; acclamation.
2. Demonstrative approval that is a result of successful achievements.
applausive
Expressing applause; approbative (expressing praise or approval)>
applausively
biological plausibility
When a causal association (or relationship between two factors) is consistent with existing medical knowledge.
complose
Clapped together, put together.
displode, disploding, disploded
1. To drive out or discharge with explosive violence.
2. To burst with a noise; to explode.
displosion
Explosive discharge.
explode
1. . To clap and hoot (a player, play, etc.) off the stage; hence, generally to drive away with expressions of disapprobation; to cry down; to banish ignominiously.
2. To reject with scorn; such as, an opinion, proposal, custom.
3. Driven forth with violence and sudden noise.
4. To blow up or burst with a sudden release of chemical or nuclear energy and a loud noise.
5. To burst like a bomb or shatter into many pieces, or cause something to burst or shatter.
6. To appear or start as suddenly and forcefully as an explosion.
explodent
1. An instrument or agent causing an explosion.
2. An exploder; an explosive.
exploder
1. One who rejects (a doctrine, etc.); one who denies the existence of (something).
2. Something which bursts with a loud noise.