[Answer] meritorious

Answer: worth of merit or praise
Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘entitling a person to reward’): from late Latin meritorius (from merit- ‘earned’ from the verb mereri) + -ous.
Scrabble Points: 13
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The history of “meritorious” recalls a reward more concrete in nature: money. The Latin word meritorius an ancestor of the English “meritorious ” literally means “bringing in money.” Examples of meritorious in a Sentence She was given an award for meritorious service. worked all night with meritorious determination to get the project done on time
10 synonyms of meritorious from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus plus 47 related words definitions and antonyms. Find another word for meritorious . Meritorious : deserving of high regard or great approval.
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