Origin of panegyric
Examples from the Web for panegyric
Remember, I have met him but once; and you, who have known him long, mayPg 246 probably deduct from my panegyric.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. II|Thomas Moore
I understand that Mahdajee Sindia has made his panegyric, too.
Locke pronounced a panegyric on his theory, commending him for having explained so many wonderful and before inexplicable things.Principles of Geology|Charles Lyell
In a strong, ringing voice, he pronounced a panegyric on the Duke, whom he repeatedly designated as "that financial genius."Froth|Armando Palacio Valds
The Jesuit missionary called forth the praises of Baxter, and the panegyric of Leibnitz.
Word Origin for panegyric
"eulogy, laudation," c.1600, from French panégyrique (1510s), from Latin panegyricus "public eulogy," originally an adjective, "for a public festival," from Greek panegyrikos (logos) "(a speech) given in a public assembly," from panegyris "public assembly (especially in honor of a god)," from pan- "all" (see pan-) + agyris "place of assembly," Aeolic form of agora (see agora).