pan·e·gyr·ic (pn-jrk, -jrk)
1. A formal eulogistic composition intended as a public compliment.
2. Elaborate praise or laudation; an encomium.
[Latin pangyricus, from Greek pangurikos (logos), (speech) at a public assembly, panegyric, from panguris, public assembly : pan-, pan- + aguris, assembly, marketplace; see ger- in Indo-European roots.]
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Suggested earlier by Grogie. Spelled properly, there, too. However, neither one has been taken up as yet. It does seem a good word to learn to use.
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