By Deane Barker

Definition: a formal speech or document in praise of something

The source is from an ancient Greek word meaning something like: “large assembly to honor a god.”

Why I Looked It Up

In Stalin's Library:

Stalin was too intelligent and self-aware to believe the panegyrics of his own personality cult.


Added on

From Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet:

This description is obviously ludicrous, a panegyric of pure function, while still being true.

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