n. formal or high praise; formal eulogistic composition intended as public compliment
Blushing at all the praise heaped upon him by the speakers, the modest hero said, "I don't deserve any panegyric.".
Sentence in Classic:
One sent forth the praises of Athelstane in a doleful panegyric; another, in a Saxon genealogical poem, rehearsed the uncouth and harsh names of his noble ancestry.
This naturally introduced a panegyric from Jane on his diffidence, and the little value he put on his own good qualities.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Then had come Lord Henry Wotton with his strange panegyric on youth, his terrible warning of its brevity.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context