Definition of panegyrize in English:


(British panegyrise)

Pronunciation /ˈpanəjəˌrīz/ /ˈpænədʒəˌraɪz/

transitive verb

[with object]archaic
  • Speak or write in praise of; eulogize.

    ‘the friends of the government panegyrized him while they wanted his assistance’
    • ‘They panegyrize his crusade to alter, rewrite, or ignore past events to make them consistent with his current "reality".’
    • ‘Lady Walpole was proceeding to panegyrize her other guests, when she was interrupted by their return to the drawing-room.’
    ennoble, exalt, elevate, lift up, add dignity to, dignify, add lustre to, add distinction to, enhance, increase, augment, promote, boost