a formal expression of high praise; eulogy: An encomium by the president greeted the returning hero.
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How to use encomium in a sentence
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
British Dictionary definitions for encomium
a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
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