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Speak or write in praise of; eulogize.‘the friends of the government panegyrized him while they wanted his assistance’
ennoble, exalt, elevate, lift up, add dignity to, dignify, add lustre to, add distinction to, enhance, increase, augment, promote, boostView synonyms
- ‘They panegyrize his crusade to alter, rewrite, or ignore past events to make them consistent with his current "reality".’
- ‘Lady Walpole was proceeding to panegyrize her other guests, when she was interrupted by their return to the drawing-room.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.