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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ENCO'MIAST, n. One who praises another; a panegyrist; one who utters or writes commendations.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Greek enk?miast?s, from enk?miazein to praise, from enk?mion Date: 1599 one that praises ; eulogist encomiastic adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the composer of an encomium. 2 a flatterer. Derivatives: encomiastic adj. Etymology: Gk egkomiastes (as ENCOMIUM)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Encomiast En*co"mi*ast, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to praise, fr. ? encomium: cf. F. encomiaste. See Encomium.] One who praises; a panegyrist. --Locke.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Eulogist, panegyrist, praiser, extoller.



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