encomium

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a formal expression of praise

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Trent was pronouncing an encomium upon his wife, and they were both wondering by what enchantment she had been brought to marry such a misshapen wretch as he.
The World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015, considered one of the most comprehensive assessments of national competitiveness worldwide, once again provides proof of how the UAE has perfected the synergy between achievement and encomiums.
Nine chapters offer encomiums to Gilpin's work, ranging from personal reflections on how Gilpin steered their authors' intellectual careers to more collegial, but not uncritical, assessments of Gilpin's realist contributions to the field of international relations.
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara heaped encomiums on Dilshan for his magical impact on the game.
MUSCAT: Internationally renowned Islamic preacher Shayk Hamza Yusuf showered encomiums on Oman and its people.
So I need to tell you about a very interesting track before it all gets so annoying that the baby and bath water go down the plug hole and ALL of the well meant encomiums, good or bad get ignored as "another MJ themed bore fest".
While statements of campaigners are in somewhat the same category as encomiums at eulogies--not to be taken at face value--there is something unsavory about entering a campaign with the express purpose of misrepresenting your hopes.
Encomiums can be found in Google together with sources (including the publisher, Mark Feshbach in Minneapolis).
Despite encomiums about the virtues of diplomacy, little real progress has been made in eliminating Pyongyang's program.
Although reviewers often lavish encomiums for Crouch's prose, I find it problematic.
Pollan showers encomiums on the small farms that humanely and ecologically raise cattle, pigs, and chickens and sell their meat, milk, and eggs locally.
Ostensibly about the history of his vehicles, the letters are in fact digressive encomiums to his own financial success, and are addressed as much to himself as to the children.
Under the heading ARCHITECTURE is an ad for Microsoft Visual Studio, a catch-all list of possible subjects, ads down the left-hand column and in the wide right-hand column significant practices such as Future Systems and Daniel Libeskind with medium-length encomiums, then captioned images and references to designs and designers.
If the earlier works were depictions of strange weather, these latter, encomiums to persistence, portray the weathered themselves.
For all the encomiums that have been written about Greenspan in the 18 years that he has been chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Ravi Batra's new book is, to say the least, contrarian.