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panegyrize

[ pan-i-juh-rahyz ]
/ 藞p忙n 瑟 d蕭蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), pan路e路gy路rized, pan路e路gy路riz路ing.
to deliver or write a panegyric about; eulogize.
verb (used without object), pan路e路gy路rized, pan路e路gy路riz路ing.
to indulge in panegyric; bestow praises.
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Origin of panegyrize

1610鈥20; <Greek pan膿gyr铆zein to celebrate a public festival, equivalent to pan岣梘yr(is) (see panegyric) + -izein-ize

OTHER WORDS FROM panegyrize

un路pan路e路gy路rized, adjective
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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

/ (藞p忙n瑟d蕭瑟藢ra瑟z) /

verb
to make a eulogy or eulogies (about)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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