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eulogy

  

      n   pl   , -gies  
1    a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp. a person who has recently died  
2    high praise or commendation,   (Also called (archaic))    eulogium  
     (C16: from Late Latin eulogia, from Greek: praise, from eu- + -logy; influenced by Latin elogium short saying, inscription)  
Avoid confusion with elegy  
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eulogy

  
  
acclaim, acclamation, accolade, applause, commendation, compliment, encomium, exaltation, glorification, laudation, paean, panegyric, plaudit, praise, tribute  

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