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encomium

en·co·mi·um

encomium

 
 
pronunciation:
en ko mi m
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: encomia, encomiums
definition: a formal expression of praise.
The bank president enjoys delivering long encomiums at retirement parties.
similar words:
praise
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