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eulogize

[yoo-luh-jahyz] /ˈyu ləˌdʒaɪz/
verb (used with object), eulogized, eulogizing.
1.
to praise highly.
2.
to speak or write a eulogy about.
Also, especially British, eulogise.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; eulog(y) + -ize
Related forms
eulogization, noun
eulogizer, noun
uneulogized, adjective
Synonyms
1. extol, laud, commend, panegyrize.
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British Dictionary definitions for eulogize

eulogize

/ˈjuːləˌdʒaɪz/
verb
1.
to praise (a person or thing) highly in speech or writing
Derived Forms
eulogist, eulogizer, eulogiser, noun
eulogistic, eulogistical, adjective
eulogistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for eulogize
v.

1810, from eulogy + -ize. Related: Eulogized; eulogizing.

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