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Kolkata

Formerly known as Calcutta. In 2001, the official name was changed from Calcutta to Kolkata. Capital of the state of West Bengal (India).

Koran

See Quran.

Kudos

Like the words ethos and pathos, kudos is a singular noun. There is no word "kudo" in English. A synonym of kudos is praise.

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She lives for kudos that acknowledges her creative flair.

Kudos was offered freely.

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Kudos were offered freely.

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