Definition of eulogize in English:

eulogize

Syllabification: eu·lo·gize
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oləˌjīz
 
/

verb

[with object]
Praise highly in speech or writing: contemporaries eulogized him as a great US senator a plaque that eulogizes the workers
More example sentences
  • There were many speeches made eulogising Mattie who was such a popular TD and such a lovely man.
  • In tributes and memorial speeches Paul has been eulogized by political friends and foes as honest, principled, and unpretentious.
  • A common link is that they played in the capital and couldn't tackle but the press eulogised them as flair players.
Synonyms
extol, acclaim, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, overpraise, wax lyrical about, rhapsodize about, rave about, enthuse about, ballyhoo, hype

Derivatives

eulogist

noun
More example sentences
  • The eulogists - and many of them knew Gerry a lot longer than this writer - have variously described him as an even-tempered, good-humoured and generous man, traits of his character we all knew and recognised.
  • These coincidences of temperament and manner should interest not only literary historians and eulogists of The Distinguished Sons of Saint Louis.
  • I like to think Kevin would have appreciated honesty from his eulogists.

eulogistic

Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞oləˈjistik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • Her own art, according to a eulogistic website, ‘questions notions of physical normality in a society that considers her deformed because she was born without arms.’
  • This apperception is indispensable because in the past non-state actors have been mere critics instead of playing their rightful role as eulogistic vehicles in the course of development.
  • Hundreds of eulogistic poems filled the newspapers.

eulogistically

Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oləˈjistik(ə)lē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • In its lead editorial a few days ago it waxed eulogistically about the former Tory minister.

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