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Word: encomiastic

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


More Vocab Words

::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: accord - agreement
::: crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
::: forward - presumptuous or bold
::: practicable - feasible
::: artisan - a manually skilled worker