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Panegyric GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Panegyric GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˌpæn.əˈdʒɪr.ɪk/ (noun)


a piece of writing or speech intended to exalt someone or give them compliments, encomium, accolade, eulogy, homage, tribute, speech of praise


To appreciate the special significance of the term “panegyric” in Dryden’s day, it is helpful to distinguish this term from its common twentieth-century synonym, “encomium.” In a modern English dictionary, Webster’s Third International, for example, the words “panegyric” and “encomium” are given as synonyms for each other and both are defined by a mutual synonym, “eulogy.”



criticism, obloquy

Parts of speech

Adjective: panegyrical

Adverb: panegyrically

Noun: panegyrist

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