Definition of panegyrize in US English:


(British panegyrise)


[with object]archaic
  • Speak or write in praise of; eulogize.

    ‘the friends of the government panegyrized him while they wanted his assistance’
    • ‘Lady Walpole was proceeding to panegyrize her other guests, when she was interrupted by their return to the drawing-room.’
    • ‘They panegyrize his crusade to alter, rewrite, or ignore past events to make them consistent with his current "reality".’
    ennoble, exalt, elevate, lift up, add dignity to, dignify, add lustre to, add distinction to, enhance, increase, augment, promote, boost
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