noun, plural en·co·mi·ums, en·co·mi·a [en-koh-mee-uh]. /ɛnˈkoʊ mi ə/.
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I think he stopped earning that encomium in about the summer of 2000.
Roger Ebert gives new meaning to the old encomium: He is comfortable in his own skin.
Mr. Ward is a man of great talents—his fame is widespread as an orator and man of learning, and needs no encomium from us.
He especially selected for encomium the Ghoorkhas, as bravest where all were brave.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The encomium holding good of herself, she refrained from lecturing him on the subject of the vilified Denham.Forging the Blades|Bertram Mitford
And Paul was sorely puzzled, whether the encomium applied to the defunct or himself.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
Two pages then ensued with this exclusive encomium, painting him chief in every virtue, and master of every grace.Camilla|Fanny Burney