"rewarded" in the verb sense
1. honor, honour, reward
bestow honor or rewards upon
"Today we honor our soldiers"
"The scout was rewarded for courageous action"
2. reinforce, reward
strengthen and support with rewards
"Let's reinforce good behavior"
3. reward, repay, pay back
act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
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