Mnemonic – Commentator formally approves batting
Word – approbate
a) approve formally
Part of Speech – verb
Synonyms – approve, commend, admire, esteem
Antonyms – criticize
1 The Supreme Court rejected the appeal of the defense and decided to approbate the sentence of the lower court.
2 How can you approbate such behavior where seniors have the right to disgrace the juniors at will?
1 It is not wise to live your life for the approbation of others.
2 To legally enter a foreign land you must first have the approbation from their visa office.
1 His recent economic theory has been approbated by all experts.