(n.) Warm or high praise; panegyric; strong commendation.
(1) Robert Southey thought it entirely overrated and “by no means deserving of the encomiums which are passed upon it”.
(2) Hirsi Ali, for instance, was treated to a series of encomiums and softball questions in her blizzard of US media interviews, from the New York Times to Fox News.
(3) I told him I had several other reasons for my choice, but that I would add his encomium to the list.
(4) Appearing at the London Palladium during the 80s, she reportedly delivered an encomium of Margaret Thatcher, which was roundly booed by the audience.
(5) Of all the things he said, the encomiums on decency, social justice, duty - this was the most radical.
(6) But this encomium to creative fidelity surely shows Badiou to be a man out of his time.
(7) If that wasn't enough, David had to put up with being biffed with the tainted stick of praise, in the form of an encomium from Tony Blair.
(8) The author refrained on purpose from any analysis or interpretation, glorifying encomiums or accusations, because from the scientific point of view it is more important to place on record the many names, dates and above all the architectural structures of monuments before they get fallen into oblivion.
(9) Professor Chris Sinha Norwich • Ian Jack’s review of Boris Johnson ’s encomium on Winston Churchill (13 December) refers sceptically to the Goveian view which reduces history to the achievements of individuals.
(10) Quite an encomium for a former Labour cabinet minister from a former editor of the Spectator.
(11) It's not the most glowing of encomiums, all things considered, but he seems just about satisfied with this.
(12) Orban and Trump have established a mutual-admiration society, with the American retweeting the Magyar’s encomiums.
(13) Or how about an encomium meant to express the idealized, almost religious purity of Apple products?
(n.) A speech or writing in commendation of the character or services of a person; as, a fitting eulogy to worth.
(1) Instead, most of the eulogies now being written in his memory are extolling him as a man of peace.
(2) Llew Smith, the leftwing MP whose retirement triggered the fatal vacancy, gave the eulogy.
(3) I pay $4 for the local paper, the Lord Howe Island Signal – 38 pages of printed A4 paper bound together, with the front page pointing to the eulogy of a 90-year-old man written by a man with the same name.
(4) Obama gives the eulogy at his funeral on 29 August.
(5) You made history, you opened their eyes.” In his eulogy, the Rev Steve Daniels Jr of Shiloh Missionary Baptist church questioned why racial profiling still occurred in the US He said he grew up in Mississippi in the 1950s and 60s and understood the frustrations expressed by today’s protesters in response to police shootings of black people.
(6) A t the Jerusalem funeral of the four French Jews murdered in the HyperCacher supermarket, Claude Bloch was standing near the back listening to the French ecology minister, Ségolène Royal, deliver her eulogy on behalf of the French government.
(7) Once the eulogies have been delivered, once the TV cameras move on, to go back to business as usual – that’s what we so often do to avoid uncomfortable truths about the prejudice that still infects our society.
(8) ... Ronald and Nancy Reagan were defined by their love for each other.” Baker also read an excerpt from one letter Ronald wrote to Nancy that said: “I live in a permanent Christmas because God gave me you.” In a heartfelt eulogy, the Reagans’ daughter, Patti Davis, recalled her mother’s struggles after her father died.
(9) Daniel Hamilton, a Conservative European election candidate, tweeted: " Ronnie Biggs was a violent criminal who evaded facing justice for decade s. I find today's gushing eulogies slightly offensive."
(10) Then the brothers – Gilad visibly emotional, Omri more controlled – recited the Kaddish, the Jewish prayer for the dead, ahead of a series of eulogies led by the military chief of staff Benny Gantz.
(11) Disneynature's African Cats , for example, frames its cheetah protagonist as a struggling "single mother" coping with five cubs (despite the fact that female cheetahs are generally solitary) and is crammed with eulogies to maternal love and courage.
(12) Over the years, he delivered a series of moving eulogies, a collection of which was published in 2001 as The Work Of Mourning, but whose French title is even more apt: Chaque fois unique, la fin du monde (Each time unique, the end of the world).
(13) The woman’s action came a day after President Barack Obama gave the eulogy for a black pastor who was murdered by an apparent white supremacist along with eight other people in a Charleston church last week.
(14) Fiona and our children were the key to getting me through those days – my daughter Grace made me rehearse the most emotional bits of my eulogy again and again, in front of her, until I could do them without crying or my voice cracking – and enduring relationships are fundamental to the kind of happiness I am outlining.
(15) Pink Floyd – The Endless River Apparently, this is Pink Floyd’s final studio album: a selection of ambient-inspired tracks begun during the recording of their 1994 album The Division Bell, recently divested of their original title – The Big Spliff – and completed by the band’s surviving members David Gilmour and Nick Mason as a kind of eulogy to late keyboard player Rick Wright.
(16) In his eulogy, Blair said the man known as the bulldozer "could leave considerable debris in his wake.
(17) Most eulogies glossed over his first five years at Manchester, when he failed and found himself "one defeat away from a sacking".
(18) It was a night of outstanding drama, fully reaffirming all the eulogies about German football, and when it was all done Bayern Munich had won their fifth European Cup and we were reminded what a brutal business football can be when it comes to making losers of heroes.
(19) The tragic and inevitable deaths ought to be left for eulogies and grieving.
(20) President Shimon Peres , a usually dovish elder statesman, echoed official vows to punish Hamas in his eulogy in the cemetery in the centre of the country": "I know that the murderers will be found.