GRE Word List

PANEGYRIC

formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.

The meaning of the word panegyric is formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics..

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eulogyexpression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death; V. eulogize
triflesomething of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
brimuppermost edge of a cup; projecting rim (as on a hat); Ex. The glass was full to the brim; V: be full to the brim
deadpanwooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
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embittermake bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
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