panegyrize

transitive verb
pan·​e·​gy·​rize | \ ˈpanəjəˌrīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of panegyrize

: to praise highly : extol in public : write or deliver a panegyric on : eulogize

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History and Etymology for panegyrize

Greek panēgyrizein, from panēgyris public festival + -izein -ize

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“Panegyrize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panegyrize. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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