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Topic: DEATH

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: eulogium, from Greek eulogia 'praise'

eulogy

noun
     
eu‧lo‧gy plural eulogies [uncountable and countable]
ALMX a speech or piece of writing in which you praise someone or something very much, especially at a funeral:
The minister delivered a long eulogy.
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