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Encomium Definition

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[n] a formal expression of praise

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eulogy, paean, panegyric, pean

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congratulations, kudos, praise

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\En*co"mi*um\, n.; pl. {Encomiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? (a song) chanted in a Bacchic festival in praise of the god; ? in + ? a jovial festivity, revel. See {Comedy}.] Warm or high praise; panegyric; strong commendation. His encomiums awakened all my ardor. --W. Irving. Syn: See {Eulogy}.

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