Definition of Encomiasts

1. Noun. (plural of encomiast) ¹



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Definition of Encomiasts

1. encomiast [n] - See also: encomiast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encomiasts

encoldens
encolour
encoloured
encolouring
encolours
encolure
encolures
encomber
encombered
encombering
encomberment
encombers
encomia
encomiast
encomiastic
encomiasts (current term)
encomion
encomium
encomiums

Literary usage of Encomiasts

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1829)
"But who does not see, that at this tune of day, a volume of eulogistic critiques, marshalled from the writings of a host of encomiasts, is a work somewhat ..."

2. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1899)
"... whether true or false, illustrates that natural reaction of feeling, produced by absurd encomiasts, or perhaps by insidious enemies under the mask of ..."

3. The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for (1806)
"Peter Pindar, his assailants, and his encomiasts, (for he has had encomiasts) bring to our recollection the following epigram: " The original author, I wot, ..."

4. Detraction Displayed by Amelia Alderson Opie (1828)
"I have always considered such encomiasts as wholly deficient in that ... Such extravagant encomiasts appear to me the nursing mothers of DETRACTORS. ..."

5. Original Sanskrit Texts on the Origin and Progress of the Religion and by John Muir (1863)
"Conceived by his encomiasts to be vast in body, the youthful, full-grown [deity], advances to the ... encomiasts, strive to the ยป Compare RV vi. 69, 6 (p. ..."

6. History of Greece by George Grote (1861)
"... whether true or false, illustrates that natural reaction of feeling, produced by absurd encomiasts, or perhaps by insidious enemies under the mask of ..."

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