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1 a formal expression of praise
  • the poem is a moving homage to all who have served in our nation's armed services

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2 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • the unique homage that we grant to Olympic athletes

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honor, homage, reverence, deference mean respect and esteem shown to another. honor may apply to the recognition of one's right to great respect or to any expression of such recognition. the nomination is an honor homage adds the implication of accompanying praise. paying homage to Shakespeare reverence implies profound respect mingled with love, devotion, or awe. great reverence for my father deference implies a yielding or submitting to another's judgment or preference out of respect or reverence. showed no deference to their elders

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The first known use of homage was in the 14th century

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“Homage.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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