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noun as in praise, acclamation

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When Deng Jiaxian died in 1986, Yang wrote an emotional eulogy for his friend, who had devoted his life to China’s nuclear defense.

While Manchin isn’t yet ready to offer a eulogy for the filibuster, you can see in the West Virginian the same level of frustration with Washington that threatened his decision to seek a second term in 2018.

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Jordan was often asked to give a speech, a toast, a eulogy — and never disappointed.

McClenton, himself a Baptist pastor, mustered the strength to preach his son’s eulogy.

Millions of people are dying, but mobile phones are a vehicle to make those people more real, to use these spaces to create eulogies, to record and take pictures.

In his eulogy for Rosa Parks, Jesse Jackson gave a history lesson to the American people—and to then President George W. Bush.

“I will, at any point in my life, other than giving a eulogy, try to make people laugh,” he said.

This eulogy was given at Arlington National Cemetery two weeks later.

“Any of her teen children with a license were fair game to recruit as well,” her son, Thomas, would say in his eulogy.

The eulogy ends before it begins and Thackeray is barely alluded to again, let alone revered.

As she made herself comfortable in his deepest chair she heard the girlish shallow voice launch out into a eulogy of the scenery.

That greatly excited my rivalry, and I succeeded in finding some reasons for eulogy that she had forgotten.

I pulled myself hastily into a more popular strain with a gross eulogy of my opponent's good taste.

But just eulogy of the dead is the appropriate duty of those who were the associates and friends of the founder of this school.

Bradford in written eulogy ascribes to him "ye tender love & godly care of a true pastor."


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eulogy, such as: citation, paean, tribute, acclaim, accolade, and adulation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.