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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Formal praise. Also: A formal and elaborate eulogy, written or spoken, of a person or of an act.

Usage examples (33)
  • The minister's panegyric was appreciated by the friends and family of the deceased.
  • As to the justice of his panegyric, that is matter of taste.
  • The panegyric is a piece of courtly flattery in accordance with the cringing and fawning manners of the times.
  • For those worried that Gitlin and Leibovitz have written some kind of panegyric on America and Israel, fear not. for more
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