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Monday, November 28, 2011

Definitions for panegyrize

  1. To eulogize; to deliver or write a panegyric about.
  2. To indulge in panegyric; bestow praises.

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Citations for panegyrize
I allowed then as how I had been moved to panegyrize Lieutenant Locke. Louis Bayard, The Pale Blue Eye
Judge Story was a profound admirer of Chief Justice Marshall, and could rarely hear his name mentioned without digressing to panegyrizehis learning and intellectual power. William Matthews, Hours with Men and Books
Origin of panegyrize
From Greek, panegyrize originally meant “belonging to a public assembly” from pan meaning “all” and egyris, “gathering.”