encomium

[ en-koh-mee-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF encomium

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They need no encomium of mine, but I am prepared to stand by them to the last ditch.

To Sir Felix an encomium from a fair lady was ever irresistible.

One knows not which to admire most, the beauty of the poetry or the justice of the encomium.

I shall enter on no encomium upon Massachusetts; she needs none.

I can not pass this Godly man by without an encomium to his memory.

“She looks it,” said Stonor, with a sidelong glance at the object of her encomium.

The country knows, by this time, that we cannot repeat the encomium.

The security is insufficient, and the encomium belongs to Constantinople.

An apple so well known, as to require neither description nor encomium.

Such an encomium, from such a source, may well have set expectation on the alert.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Late Latin encomium, from Greek enkomion (epos) "laudatory (ode), eulogy," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + komos "banquet, procession, merrymaking" (see comedy).

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