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A ‘eulogy’ is a formal expression of praise for somebody or something. It is most commonly used in reference to a tribute somebody makes to the deceased at a funeral, but can also be used to express high praise delivered in other contexts. Can sometimes be based more on flattery or egotism than truth.
I knew Gary better than most, so I was asked to deliver the eulogy at his funeral.
When the politician retired, a national newspaper printed an article that eulogized him.
Most of Jane’s speech was given over to eulogistic remarks about how wonderful her achievements are.