panegyrize

[ pan-i-juh-rahyz ]
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verb (used with object),pan·e·gy·rized, pan·e·gy·riz·ing.
  1. to deliver or write a panegyric about; eulogize.

verb (used without object),pan·e·gy·rized, pan·e·gy·riz·ing.
  1. to indulge in panegyric; bestow praises.

Origin of panegyrize

1
1610–20; <Greek panēgyrízein to celebrate a public festival, equivalent to panḗgyr(is) (see panegyric) + -izein-ize
  • Also especially British, pan·e·gy·rise .

Other words from panegyrize

  • un·pan·e·gy·rized, adjective

Words Nearby panegyrize

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How to use panegyrize in a sentence

  • Of course he would have found it hard to panegyrize his favourite democracies when he came to the Hellenistic age.

    Problems in Greek history | John Pentland Mahaffy

British Dictionary definitions for panegyrize

panegyrize

panegyrise

/ (ˈpænɪdʒɪˌraɪz) /


verb
  1. to make a eulogy or eulogies (about)

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