Panegyric Pan`e*gyr"ic, Panegyrical Pan`e*gyr"ic*al, a. [L. panegyricus, Gr. panhgyrico`s, from panh`gyris an assembly of the people, a high festival; pa^, pa^n all + 'a`gyris, 'agora`, an assembly.] Containing praise or eulogy; encomiastic; laudatory. ``Panegyric strains.'' --Pope. -- {Pan`e*gyr"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Some of his odes are panegyrical. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • panegyrical — index favorable (expressing approval) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • panegyrical — panegyric ► NOUN ▪ a speech or text in praise of someone or something. DERIVATIVES panegyrical adjective. ORIGIN from Greek pan gurikos of public assembly …   English terms dictionary

  • panegyrical — adjective see panegyric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • panegyrical — pan·e gyr·i·cal || pænɪ dʒɪrɪkl adj. commendatory, praising; glorifying, laudatory …   English contemporary dictionary

  • panegyrical — a. See panegyric …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • panegyrical — adj eulogizing, eulogistic, eulogistical, encomiastic, encomiastical; laudatory, praising, praise ful, acclamatory; approving, approbatory, approbative, commendatory; complimentary, flattering, uncritical, uncensorious; celebrative, celebratory,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • panegyrical — pan·e·gyr·i·cal …   English syllables

  • panegyrical — adjective formally expressing praise • Syn: ↑encomiastic, ↑eulogistic, ↑panegyric • Similar to: ↑complimentary • Derivationally related forms: ↑panegyric, ↑panegyric …   Useful english dictionary

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