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    eulogy

    eulogy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word eulogy

    Definition
    (noun) a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
    Synonyms : eulogium
    Definition
    (noun) a formal expression of praise
    Synonyms : encomium , paean , panegyric , pean
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for eulogy

eulogy = eu-'good' + log 'root: logue [dialogue, talk, speech]' => Good speech

eulogy = Euler + geometry; Euler was very good at geometry; so we praise him, give him a EULOGY

story:my friend on seeing a dead body "eeeuuuu" and i gave a whole speech on honouring the dead so thats how the word eulogy came into existence....;)

Eu-logy sounds like (U-R-GREAT-GEE ) After person gave this life in War for his country ,His friend expresses this honour by crying ( formal expression of praise)

EU(English Usage like we have in cat)+Logic....your teacher is praising you that your English usage logic awesome man!!!!!

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sounds 'ur logic' >>> some one praises about your logic.. thts eulogy

When I eulo-gize I am humb-le-ized, like I am in-front-of-God

EU (European Union)+ logy (study)==> If someone study about EU,he'll be praised formally :)

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