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Word: encomiastic

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


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::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
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::: egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
::: explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
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::: refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
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