Tuesday, November 16, 1999
Definitions for encomium
- An often formal expression of warm or high praise.
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Citations for encomium
He ended with an encomium about her "high integrity and simple humanity" which ensured that "she loved her country, and her country loved her."
The giant throws the butler into the lake, whereupon Charles delivers the perfunctory encomium, "Wickham was a good servant."