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English definition of “panegyric”

panegyric

noun [C]     /ˌpæn.əˈdʒɪr.ɪk/ formal
a speech or piece of writing that praises someone very much and does not mention anything bad about them: She delivered a panegyric on the president-elect.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of panegyric noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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