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eulogy

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈjuː.lə.dʒi/ formal us  
a speech, piece of writing, poem, etc. containing great praise, especially for someone who recently died or retired from work: He was the most self-effacing of men - the last thing he would have relished was a eulogy. The song was a eulogy to the joys of travelling.
eulogist
noun [C] uk   /-dʒɪst/ us  
eulogistic
adjective uk   /ˌjuː.ləˈdʒɪs.tɪk/ us  
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