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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Formally expressing praise.

Usage examples (31)
  • In rhetoric, they say the first part was demonstrative or encomiastic, the second deliberative, the third judicial.
  • This prose anthology includes a nicely annotated Defence with an outline of its encomiastic structure and marginalia to help keep the outline in mind.
  • After the first course, one coming to Herodes the rhetorician brought a palm and a wreathed crown, which one of his acquaintance, who had won the prize for an...
  • It is the encomiastic mood that makes them so charming. for more
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