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Synonyms for encomium

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a formal expression of praise

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Lucille Ball has to endure trite celebrity encomiums on CBS.
Curiously, he heaps encomiums on Dwayne Andreas, head of the giant and felonious agribusiness company Archer Daniels Midland.
and "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," which are encomiums to Abraham Lincoln.
If Brookhiser avoids the sentimentalism of past encomiums, he nonetheless produces a new sentimentalism borne of today's cultural conservative fixation with fatherhood and family values.
Other fragments include passages from encomiums (songs in honor of distinguished men) and paeans (hymns in honor of the gods).
Whatever future analysts think of such encomiums, they will surely bless Garthoff for the thorough scholarship of The Great Transition and its predecessor volume, Detente and Confrontation (1985), out in a revised edition this year.
It is remarkable, then, that in all the encomiums, all the tributes and praise, not one mention was made of Isaac Asimov's presidency of the American Humanist Association.
Batch '81' truly deserves the retrospective encomiums it's been getting, because it's one of Mike's best-a scathing satire on political violence that turns cautionarily tragic in the end.
Also included are a series of encomiums to King and five selected writings by King, largely focused on Nuremberg.
Generous with his encomiums, John Parman urged me to take a look at ArchNewsNow at www.
When the encomiums start pouring in, however - for Lewitzky is giving up her company next year - a great roar will be heard, no doubt, and not only for her aesthetic positions or creative output, but also for the valor of her humanitarianism.
His name is first linked with Beaumont's in Ben Jonson's Volpone (1607), to which both men contributed encomiums.
The media were filled with encomiums about this or that suggestion from one or another architect about what was best for the site.
and "Good old Stan" with the encomiums seeming never to stop.