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noun as in compliment

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I think he stopped earning that encomium in about the summer of 2000.

Roger Ebert gives new meaning to the old encomium: He is comfortable in his own skin.

Mr. Ward is a man of great talents—his fame is widespread as an orator and man of learning, and needs no encomium from us.

He especially selected for encomium the Ghoorkhas, as bravest where all were brave.

The encomium holding good of herself, she refrained from lecturing him on the subject of the vilified Denham.

And Paul was sorely puzzled, whether the encomium applied to the defunct or himself.

Two pages then ensued with this exclusive encomium, painting him chief in every virtue, and master of every grace.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to encomium, such as: accolade, commendation, eulogy, panegyric, praise, and salutation.

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