Meaning: A formal expression of praise

Jun 10, 2016 10:35 IST
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Meaning: A formal expression of praise

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A friend offered an encomium on the loss of a valuable relation.

Pronunciation: en-koh-mee-uh m

Usage/Example: 1. You shouldn't repose your trust on the industrialists who shower encomium on you (Source: Business Standard)

2. The best encomium on his death was paid by one of his dearest rivals George Foreman, “the God has come to claim his champion”. (Source: The News International)

3. After the death of Duke Ellington, Gleason offered an encomium to his work as a composer (Source: The New Yorker)

Synonyms and Antonyms: Encomium

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