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eulogy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature, Death
eulogyeu‧lo‧gy /ˈjuːlədʒi/ noun (plural eulogies) [countable, uncountable]  ALMXa 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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eulogyAwards were deluged on him, as were titles, praise and eulogies in the national press.As I warmed to my eulogy of his skills, .There were no eulogies, only mourners eminently qualified to have given them.She had succeeded in damning him with the faintest of eulogies.What could be more fun than heckling the problem speaker at your own eulogy?All the eulogies he offered seemed to be for the men who had been the cornerstones of the neighborhood.He ended this eulogy by asking Leopold's blessing on the marriage.
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