panegyrist

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panegyrist (plural panegyrists)

  1. A eulogist; one who delivers a panegyric or eulogy.
    • 1756, Samuel Johnson, “The Life of Sir Thomas Browne” in Thomas Browne, Christian Morals, 2nd edition, London: J. Payne, p. lx,[1]
      [] the author, though no very sparing panegyrist of himself, has not exceeded the truth, with respect to his attainments or visible qualities.

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