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tr.v. eu·lo·gized, eu·lo·giz·ing, eu·lo·giz·es
To praise highly in speech or writing, especially in a formal eulogy.

eu′lo·gist (-jĭst) n.
eu′lo·gis′tic (-jĭs′tĭk) adj.
eu′lo·giz′er n.
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(ˌyu ləˈdʒɪs tɪk)

also eu`lo•gis′ti•cal,

pertaining to or containing eulogy; laudatory.
eu`lo•gis′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eulogistic - formally expressing praise
complimentary - conveying or resembling a compliment; "a complimentary remark"
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[ˈjuːlədʒɪstɪk] ADJelogioso, ensalzador
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adj (form)lobrednerisch
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References in classic literature ?
As I turned toward them it was with difficulty that I controlled my features, for there, listening to Kulan Tith's eulogistic words concerning me, stood my arch-enemies, Matai Shang and Thurid.
The open shutters bore a variety of golden inscriptions, eulogistic of good beds and neat wines; and the choice group of countrymen and hostlers lounging about the stable door and horse-trough, afforded presumptive proof of the excellent quality of the ale and spirits which were sold within.
It was a maxim with Mr Brass that the habit of paying compliments kept a man's tongue oiled without any expense; and, as that useful member ought never to grow rusty or creak in turning on its hinges in the case of a practitioner of the law, in whom it should be always glib and easy, he lost few opportunities of improving himself by the utterance of handsome speeches and eulogistic expressions.
On his tombstone, too, the record is highly eulogistic; nor does history, so far as he holds a place upon its page, assail the consistency and uprightness of his character.
I remember how unmercifully I laughed at what I considered your eulogistic and exaggerated praises of him; but I have now ample cause to admit that your enthusiastic description of this wonderful man fell far short of his merits.
A longer eulogistic passage will sum up his achievement as a whole:
Though I never knew what they were (being in Welsh), further than that they were highly eulogistic of the lineage of Morgan ap-Kerrig.
"The thoroughbred Arabian horse and the camel have a privileged place among the other animals of the region, because they are described in a eulogistic way in some verses of the Holy Qur'an.
"I'd often heard my fellow congregants talk about Sanders in these very laudatory, almost eulogistic terms, about what a great guy he was, what an important figure he was in the community.
Celeste survives, a bullet lodged in her neck and writes a eulogistic song with her sister (Stacy Martin) that becomes a sensation, transforming her into a star.
Politicized to the core, reading even between words and not only between the lines and believing to be at the center of the world's interests, many Tunisians have nevertheless interpreted this eulogistic passage to the Tunisian Head of State in his speech in Yerevan, as a direct political support to Beji Caid Essebsi.