Academy Awards: Academy Awards, List 2

The Academy Awards have been presented every year since 1929. Although some changes have occurred since then – the venue and award categories – the art deco Oscar statue has remained virtually the same. Celebrate this collection of essential terms necessary for any viewer to enjoy the famous ceremony.

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  1. announce
    make public or official
  2. applause
    a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
  3. appreciation
    an expression of gratitude
  4. audience
    a gathering of spectators or listeners at a performance
  5. broadcast
    disseminate over the airwaves, as in radio or television
  6. celebrate
    have a festivity
  7. commemorate
    call to remembrance
  8. gala
    a lavish public entertainment or celebration
  9. honor
    bestow rewards upon
  10. honorary
    given as an award without the normal duties
  11. laud
    praise, glorify, or honor
  12. memorial
    intended as a commemoration
  13. ovation
    enthusiastic recognition
  14. prestigious
    having influence by reason of high status
  15. recognition
    the state or quality of being acknowledged
  16. televise
    broadcast via a system that transmits images over distance
  17. tribute
    something given or done as an expression of esteem
  18. underdog
    one who is at a disadvantage and expected to lose
  19. upstage
    draw attention to oneself away from someone else
  20. venue
    the scene of any event or action
Created on February 27, 2023 (updated February 28, 2023)

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