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encomium

a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
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For once the encomiums on the back of a book are correct.
the recollections of his dancers, and the encomiums of his critic-fans, his yellowing interviews, and the various biographies--all tell us something, but perhaps less than we imagine.
After such a victory it may appear unnecessary to enter into encomiums on the particular parts taken by the several commanders; the conclusion says more on the subject that I have language to express; the spirit which animated all was the same; when all exert themselves zealously in their country's service, all deserve that their high merits should stand recorded; and never was high merit more conspicuous than in the battle I have described.
Lucille Ball has to endure trite celebrity encomiums on CBS.
Curiously, he heaps encomiums on Dwayne Andreas, head of the giant and felonious agribusiness company Archer Daniels Midland.
The capitolo belongs to a genre of burlesque poems - paradoxical encomiums - which praise unpleasant conditions or places, such as plague, sickness and prison.
and "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," which are encomiums to Abraham Lincoln.
If Brookhiser avoids the sentimentalism of past encomiums, he nonetheless produces a new sentimentalism borne of today's cultural conservative fixation with fatherhood and family values.
Whatever future analysts think of such encomiums, they will surely bless Garthoff for the thorough scholarship of The Great Transition and its predecessor volume, Detente and Confrontation (1985), out in a revised edition this year.
Twenty years ago Jan Kott, while heaping encomiums on the uniqueness of Slavic and East European theater and drama, nevertheless insisted that there was no such thing as comparative Slavic literature: "I doubt whether Havel was influenced by Mrozek or Marin Sorescu ever read Tadeusz Rozewicz's plays.
AEI published a brief monograph by Novak entitled Toward a Theology of the Corporation, the first in a series of encomiums on what Novak called democratic capitalism.
Stevens will be the subject of both encomiums and censure over the next few weeks and CAGW wanted to be sure that the taxpaying public doesn't forget his 40-year legacy of explosive earmarking.