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encomium

a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
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Without subscribing to these perhaps exaggerated encomiums, I can truly say that my abode in the city was mainly agreeable, and my intercourse with the inhabitants productive of much amusement and instruction.
Hereby, she earned among them the reputation of a condescending and very charitable young lady; and their encomiums were sure to be repeated to Mr.
This part of the existing hymn ends with an encomium of the Delian festival of Apollo and of the Delian choirs.
When he had enumerated the many different occasions on which the Hurons had exhibited their courage and prowess, in the punishment of insults, he digressed in a high encomium on the virtue of wisdom.
The excited corps members poured encomiums on the DG promising that they will do everything not to let him down.
It was a day of encomiums and moving testimonials at the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Tuesday May 28 as the management staff of the ministries gathered to bid farewell to the outgoing Minister, Babatunde Fashola SAN and Minister of State, Mustapha Baba Shehuri.
The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) film, 'Deadma Walking,' has an initially quirky and thus enticing plot premise: A 'gladly gay' caballero (Joross Gamboa) is told that he has about a year to live, so he decides to stage his own demise ahead of time, so he can attend the wake and bask in his loved ones' tearful praises and encomiums.
ISLAMABAD -- Rafiq-e-Hujjaj Committee Thursday showered encomiums on the ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony on presenting a balanced Hajj Policy and lauded retaining last year's Hajj expenses of Government Hajj Scheme in the new policy.
The World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015, considered one of the most comprehensive assessments of national competitiveness worldwide, once again provides proof of how the UAE has perfected the synergy between achievement and encomiums. The report highlights the many achievements of the UAE that place it in the august company of nations vastly older than it in a spectrum of domains that are critical to a country's progress.
And because this description sounds silly, and because there's no real way to capture the show's anarchic magic other than to rush head-on into its world, and because we offer too many encomiums these days to TV shows that we deem greater than the sum of their parts, let me be clear: Broad City isn't just funny.
Nine chapters offer encomiums to Gilpin's work, ranging from personal reflections on how Gilpin steered their authors' intellectual careers to more collegial, but not uncritical, assessments of Gilpin's realist contributions to the field of international relations.
Crammed with remarkable found footage and encomiums from the likes of Andy Garcia, Danny Glover and Janet Jackson, this jubilant docu invites limited theatrical exposure before inevitable tube play.