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They have been encomiastic even in regard to her voice and her manner of singing.

At the publication the wits seemed proud to pay their attendance with encomiastic verses.

Musurus boasts in his encomiastic verses that the work was accomplished entirely by Cretans.

Her personal charms fully merited the encomiastic strains of the following epistle.

In rhetoric, they say the first part was demonstrative or encomiastic, the second deliberative, the third judicial.

Mathias was fascinated with it, and printed it privately with an encomiastic criticism.

Both are encomiastic, and describe the character and work of the deceased with considerable fulness and beauty of expression.

It may be remarked, that in this elegy, and in most of his encomiastic poems, he has forgotten or neglected to name his heroes.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Greek enkomiastes "one who praises," from enkomiazein, from enkomion (see encomium). Related: Encomiastic (1590s).

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