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eulogist

[yoo-luh-jist] /ˈyu lə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a person who eulogizes.
Origin of eulogist
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; eulog(y) + -ist
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  • September massacres then find, not their apologist, but their eulogist.

  • He took off his spectacles, as if the better to contemplate the face of his eulogist.

    What Will He Do With It, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "There is nothing he is not ready to do," continued Alessandro's eulogist.

    Ramona Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Hooker, his eulogist, claims it for him as an eminent distinction.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • Mr. Pearson's testimony, it should be noted, is that of a partisan and eulogist of the "race."

    The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson
  • Here, as his eulogist has said, was "the scene of his real triumphs."

  • Not even Lamartine, his eulogist, found much to say in favour of the story.

    Balzac Frederick Lawton
  • "They labour early and late," he says, quoting from a German eulogist.

    A Critical Examination of Socialism

    William Hurrell Mallock
  • The eulogist of Coleridge refused to allow the verses any merit.

    Side Lights James Runciman

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