Panegyric is a public speech or published text designed to praise someone or something.(noun)
A speech praising a new political theory is an example of a panegyric.
See panegyric in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr panégyrique < L panegyricus < Gr panēgyris, public meeting < pan, all (see pan-) + ageirein, to bring together
See panegyric in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin panēgyricus
Origin: , from Greek panēgurikos (logos), (speech) at a public assembly, panegyric
Origin: , from panēguris, public assembly
Origin: : pan-, pan-
Origin: + aguris, assembly, marketplace; see ger- in Indo-European roots.
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