Definition of Encomiums

1. Noun. (plural of encomium) ¹



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Definition of Encomiums

1. encomium [n] - See also: encomium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encomiums

encolouring
encolours
encolure
encolures
encomber
encombered
encombering
encomberment
encombers
encomia
encomiast
encomiastic
encomiasts
encomion
encomium
encomiums (current term)
encore
encored
encores

Literary usage of Encomiums

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The truth is," Mr El wir, says, "that Add ¡.son, by his encomiums and authority, brought into vogue the. exaggerated estimate entertained of the essay. ..."

2. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"... the third to the person of some particular individual : thus we bestow encomiums upon any work of art or production of genius, without reference to the ..."

3. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1884)
"Passion for Hunting revived. — Death of General Greene — His Character. — Washington's Regrets and encomiums. Letters to the French Noblemen. ..."

4. From Academia to Amicitia: Milton's Latin Writings and the Italian Academies by Estelle Haan (1998)
"... CHAPTER 3 Florentine "Written encomiums' Among the "written encomiums" prefixed to Milton's 1645 volume are two by ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... and lavished upon him such extravagant encomiums,—his surprisal, with a large force, of General Lee, unguarded, several miles distant from his army, ..."

6. King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain by Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire (1881)
"Gates and Jefferson's encomiums.—King's Mountain Paves the Way for York- town and Independence. ... encomiums ..."

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