Encomiastic En*co`mi*as"tic, Encomiastical En*co`mi*as"tic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Bestowing praise; praising; eulogistic; laudatory; as, an encomiastic address or discourse. -- {En*co`mi*as"tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • encomiastically — en·co·mi·as·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • encomiastically — adverb see encomiastic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • encomiast — encomiastic, adj. encomiastically, adv. /en koh mee ast , euhst/, n. a person who utters or writes an encomium; eulogist. [1600 10; < Gk enkomiast(és), equiv. to enkomi(on) ENCOMIUM + astes agent n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

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