Word of the Day – Paean

By December 11, 2015Word of the Day

Paean (n)

pee-ahn

A song of praise or triumph.

Also, enthusiastic praise; from Latin paean “hymn of deliverance,”.

Example sentences

“He spoke movingly about his parents, got a rousing response to every paean to business success and American values.”

“Shockingly, this paean to the good old days did not prevail.”

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