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panegyric
American English: /ˌpænəˈdʒɪrɪk/
British English: /ˌpanɪˈdʒɪrɪk/

Translation of panegyric in Spanish:

noun

  • [formal]
    Example sentences
    • In contrast, the ‘official’ folklorist is praised for his panegyrics addressed to the political authorities, if not the main ruler.
    • The book is laced throughout with panegyrics and tributes to his friends and scientific colleagues that portray these innovators as heroes for the emerging new paradigm.
    • The panegyric is directed toward the image of Louis, as signified by the bust, the statue, the fleurs-de-lis, and the words of the dedication, with which one of the Muses illustrates a central banner.

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