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Word: encomiastic

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


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::: irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
::: sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
::: carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
::: staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
::: fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt