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  • noun Plural form of paeon.


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  • The vast majority of Democrats – people like Barack Obama and Joe Biden – were writing paeons to the filibuster back then.

    Matthew Yglesias » Governments Should Govern 2010

  • I have read the paeons to the wonders of computers in classrooms, but I don't see them doing much in the urban schools I care about.

    Technology may help poor schools by starting with rich ones 2010

  • Both symbols figure prominently in the pages of the Bible, which borrowed much imagery and prayers/paeons from the Egyptians.

    Helen of Troy Jan 2009

  • Felix Dennis, the piratical publishing tycoon, is one of Britain's richest men with a fortune of £750m; Dennis, 61, a published poet, is serious and passionate about writing, not to mention touring and performing for audiences incapable of resisting the free-flowing booze that comes attached to participating in the liquor laureate's paeons to his muse.

    Peter Ross Toasts Britains's Liquor Laureate Judith Fitzgerald 2008

  • It took some slogging through the paeons of unconsidered praise, but I finally found your excellent analysis.

    Truth versus hype in the Jupiter study | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D. 2008

  • In twenty years, the only playable versions of these games will be the cracked ones, which guarantees immortality to the craxors who insert splash-screens with paeons to their psuedonymous technical studliness, and obscurity for the companies that actually wrote the games.

    Boing Boing: March 24, 2002 - March 30, 2002 Archives 2002

  • Repeated viewings of this ride likely account for my gadget obsession, as GE's paeons to the wonders of technology were burned right into my brain.

    Boing Boing: October 28, 2001 - November 3, 2001 Archives 2001

  • For a truly vapid and incomprehensible yet edifyingly elitist waste of time, do read His Grace's fine paeons to the terminally passionless and intellectually banal.

    Hullabaloo 2003

  • Songs of redemption bursting forth in great paeons of praise.

    The Fifth Rapunzel Gill, B. M. 1991

  • | [35] Apparent paeons occur now and then, where the usual |

    The Principles of English Versification Paull Franklin Baum


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