TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. Latin ov- / ovat- (ovare) "exult, rejoice, triumph." （拟声词根：哦喔、哦喔）=> ovation.
2. oration（n 演说）结束后有ovation.
3. 近似：oration <===> ovation.
- ovation (n.)
- 1530s, in the Roman historical sense, from Middle French ovation or directly from Latin ovationem (nominative ovatio) "a triumph, rejoicing," noun of action from past participle stem of ovare "exult, rejoice, triumph," probably imitative of a shout (compare Greek euazein "to utter cries of joy"). In Roman history, a lesser triumph, granted to a commander for achievements insufficient to entitle him to a triumph proper. Figurative sense of "burst of enthusiastic applause from a crowd" is first attested 1831.
- 1. When she walked onstage she was given a standing ovation.
- 2. The final piece won her a rapturous ovation from the audience.
- 3. She received a tremendous ovation.
- 4. Mr Gould was given a standing ovation and loud cheers when he finished his speech.
- 5. They had lost by a wide margin, but their supporters gave them a defiant, loyal ovation.
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