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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.
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.
Other cineastes second the motion, adding their own laudatory encomiums about Lewis' filmic oeuvre, including his technical innovations, like his pioneering use of video playbacks.
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.
Having cataloged the encomiums of his public achievements, I want to add one to his private ones.
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.
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara heaped encomiums on Dilshan for his magical impact on the game.
While statements of campaigners are in somewhat the same category as encomiums at eulogies--not to be taken at face value--there is something unsavory about entering a campaign with the express purpose of misrepresenting your hopes.