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Word: encomiastic

Definition: praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy


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::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: underscore - underline; emphasize
::: impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
::: amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy