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eulogy

a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp a person who has recently died
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While questioning whether he would enjoy the idea of a legacy ("it suggests some form of bequeath- ment, and giving things away easily was not one of Martin's many strengths"), Prior is eulogistic about Sorrell's impact on the marketing world.
"I'm not eulogistic that someone who has served two bans has walked off with one of our glittering prizes," said Coe.
Speaking on BBC 5 Live's Sportsweek, the president of world athletics' governing body said: "I'm hardly going to sit here and tell you I'm eulogistic that somebody that has served two bans in our sport would walk off with one of our glittering prizes."
Living is the trick.' That's a eulogistic remark I love not just for its felicity, but for its infinite range of applicability.
In the Porcaria, in particular, the image of a compassionate and just ruler is recurrently recalled in the most eulogistic section of the poem.
The stitching of archival materials together with interviews and other formal elements is moving and insightful, lending the film a eulogistic compassion.
In a room of its own, Benitha Perciyal presented similarly eulogistic installations: A bookshelf, a gourd, a collection of timepieces, a bottle in a suitcase, a cradle, and a lens were just some of the items.
The overblown eulogistic chatter heaped on Scalia in the immediate days following his death hailed him as a jurisprudence giant and a legal icon for the ages.
The eulogistic beginning commemorates their idyllic final summer together, riding bikes to a secret hideaway in the woods.
For while, in spite of a friend's eulogistic remark, (6) his name has not exactly remained holy for generations to come, the antisemitic label attached to his name has yet to be effaced.
This incongruent move subverts the entertainment dynamic of the performance with a eulogistic turn, interjecting the real into the otherwise entertainment-based performance.