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Word: encomiastic

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


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::: renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
::: reimburse - repay; pay back
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::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
::: jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
::: schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener