Noun(1) a formal expression of praise
Adjective(1) formally expressing praise
(1) In what was more of a panegyric than an analysis, his obituarist described him as someone who ├ö├ç├┐fought for human rights and against injustice├ö├ç├û.(2) This is not, however, a sycophantic panegyric to Haston or a simple account of his many achievements; the author acknowledges Haston's failings as a climber and as a man.(3) I consider my rant an ethical warning, a panegyric for the unlived life.(4) a panegyric on the pleasures of malt whisky(5) In fact, the essay is so positive and loving as to be a panegyric , and it is difficult to understand the intensity of his displeasure.(6) The panegyric is directed toward the image of Louis, as signified by the bust, the statue, the fleurs-de-lis, and the words of the dedication, with which one of the Muses illustrates a central banner.(7) This is not intended as a panegyric to Terry Reilly.(8) As a member of the steering group for the inaugural Edinburgh Art Festival, I wrote a panegyric extolling the possibilities of our brave new project.(9) The two versions of the Pilgrimage present the Venus term and the statue of Venus, respectively, as objects of praise analogous to that of the official panegyric , with the rose of Venus substituted for the royal fleur-de-lis.(10) The combination of affection, humour and critical comment makes you trust this author and the genuineness of her familial bond far more than a worshipful panegyric ever would.(11) He is commemorated by a gilded bronze effigy in his chapel in St Mary's, Warwick, and an illustrated panegyric by the Warwickshire antiquary John Rous.(12) Vera's panegyric on friendship(13) ├ö├ç├┐I profess to write, not his panegyric , but his Life,├ö├ç├û Boswell stated; ├ö├ç├┐which, great and good as he was, must not be supposed to be entirely perfect.├ö├ç├û(14) The announcement was immediately followed by panegyrics to O'Connor, who was described by Democratic and Republican leaders alike as a stalwart defender of liberty and democracy.(15) His work On Justinian's Buildings, was composed at the emperor's behest, and is panegyrical in tone.(16) A collection of verse panegyrics and occasional poems for the Merovingian kings and their courtiers also survives from the pen of the late sixth-century Italian poet Venantius Fortunatus.
4. eulogy ::
5. speech of praise ::
toespraak van lof
6. paean ::
7. accolade ::
8. tribute ::
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