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panegyrize

[pan-i-juh-rahyz] /ˈpæn ɪ dʒəˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), panegyrized, panegyrizing.
1.
to deliver or write a panegyric about; eulogize.
verb (used without object), panegyrized, panegyrizing.
2.
to indulge in panegyric; bestow praises.
Also, especially British, panegyrise.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Greek panēgyrízein to celebrate a public festival, equivalent to panḗgyr(is) (see panegyric) + -izein -ize
Related forms
unpanegyrized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for panegyrize

panegyrize

/ˈpænɪdʒɪˌraɪz/
verb
1.
to make a eulogy or eulogies (about)
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