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encomium

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  1. a formal expression of praise the encomiums bestowed on a teacher at her retirement ceremonies Synonyms of encomium accolade, citation, commendation, dithyramb, eulogium, eulogy, homage, hymn, paean, panegyric, salutation, tribute Words Related to encomium award, decoration, dedication, honor, prize; acclaim, acclamation, laudation; applause, plaudit(s); bravo, hallelujah, kudo; approval, cachet, compliment, recommendation Near Antonyms of encomium censure, condemnation, denunciation, indictment, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; admonition, correction, harangue, lecture, sermon

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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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