Praise to mock

paean
(n)
PEE-ǝn
Meaning

song of praise

1st Sample Sentence

The king sat listening to his favorite court poet recite a new paean that he had written in his honor.

Root

paian (hymn, chant) (Greek)

Mnemonics

Paean sounds like "pian+o" which is used in praise songs (paean sounds like pain) If you take pains and achieve something, then you will hear paeans about you. it is pronounced exactly as P. N. remember it by 'Priase Number'=praise song.

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