a) An instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom for straining liquids.
b) Articles or clothing, linens, etc. that have been or are to be washed.
c) A harmonious union of sounds or colours.
d) An award or an expression of praise.
(correct answer: d)
The scientis was given many accolades for his research.
Synonyms of accolade: award, acclaim, applause, approval, compliment, recommendation