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panegyric

pan·e·gyr·ic

panegyric

 
pronunciation:
pae nih ji rihk [or] pae nih jaI rihk
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a formal speech or piece of writing devoted to publicly praising a person or thing.
Does she deserve this panegyric for doing something any good citizen would have done?
definition 2: something that serves to praise or extol.
The movie is the director's panegyric to Hollywood in the 1930s.
derivations: panegyrical (adj.), panegyrically (adv.), panegyrist (n.)
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