Panegyric

Pan`e*gyr"ic

(?), n. [L. panegyricus, Gr. panhgyrico`s: cf. F. pangyrique. See Panegyric, a.] An oration or eulogy in praise of some person or achievement; a formal or elaborate encomium; a laudatory discourse; laudation. See Synonym of Eulogy.
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Pan`e*gyr"ic

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Pan`e*gyr"ic*al

(?), } a. [L. panegyricus, Gr. panhgyrico`s, from panh`gyris an assembly of the people, a high festival; pa^, pa^n all + 'a`gyris, 'agora`, an assembly.] Containing praise or eulogy; encomiastic; laudatory. "Panegyric strains." Pope. -- Pan`e*gyr"ic*al*ly, adv.
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Some of his odes are panegyrical.
Dryden.
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