eulogium

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eu•lo•gi•um

(yuˈloʊ dʒi əm)

n., pl. -gi•ums, -gi•a (-dʒi ə)
1. a eulogy.
2. eulogistic language.
[1700–10; < Medieval Latin, = Latin eu- eu- + (ē)logium epitaph]
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Noun1.eulogium - a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recentlyeulogium - a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
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I saw that paragon of manly perfections in London: he seemed scarcely to merit the eulogiums of his mother and sister, though he certainly appeared more conversable and agreeable than Lord Lowborough, more candid and high-minded than Mr.
Allworthy endeavoured to soften this resentment by many eulogiums on Sophia, declaring he had no doubt but that Mr Blifil would very gladly receive the offer; but all was ineffectual; he could obtain no other answer from the squire but--"I say no more--I humbly hope there's no harm done--that's all.
Serjeant Snubbin then addressed the jury on behalf of the defendant; and a very long and a very emphatic address he delivered, in which he bestowed the highest possible eulogiums on the conduct and character of Mr.