encomiast

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en·co·mi·ast

 (ĕn-kō′mē-ăst′, -əst)
n.
A person who delivers or writes an encomium; a eulogist.

[Greek enkōmiastēs, from enkōmiazein, to praise, from enkōmion, encomium; see encomium.]

en·co′mi·as′tic (-ăs′tĭk), en·co′mi·as′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.

encomiast

(ɛnˈkəʊmɪˌæst)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who speaks or writes an encomium
[C17: from Greek enkōmiastēs, from enkōmiazein to utter an encomium]
enˌcomiˈastic, enˌcomiˈastical adj
enˌcomiˈastically adv

en•co•mi•ast

(ɛnˈkoʊ miˌæst, -əst)

n.
a person who utters or writes an encomium; eulogist.
[1600–10; < Greek]
en•co`mi•as′tic, adj.
en•co`mi•as′ti•cal•ly, adv.