Encomium


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Encomiumen-KO-mee-əmPart of speech: nounOrigin: Latin, mid 16th century
1A speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly.
 
Examples of Encomium in a sentence “Adlai Stevenson gave a moving encomium about Eleanor Roosevelt to the United Nations.” “The mayor praised the first responders in his encomium.”