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Word: encomiastic

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


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::: lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt