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extol

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Definition praise, glorify, or honor
  • She extolled passage of the law as a victory for all Americans.
extolled = praised, glorified, or honored
  • She always extols his virtues.
  • She has a lot of confidence in government and is forever extolling proposed government programs to make the world safe for people like Homer Simpson.
  • She has a lot of confidence in people and is always extolling free choice as the best way to help people pursue happiness.
  • He extolled his congregation to read Luther.
  • The time has passed when he was an object of ridicule, and it is no longer a mark of eccentricity to defend or of perversity to extol him.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Moon and Sixpence
  • Wherein have I so deserved of you
    That you extol me thus?
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
  • extol = praise, glorify, or honor
  • Arthur, not being in the mood to extol the memory of the deceased, was silent.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • extol = praise or honor
  • extol the virile potency of
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • extol = praise, glorify, or honor
  • Flatter and praise, commend, extol their graces;
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • extol = praise, glorify, or honor
  • The Parisian police, so much extolled for acumen, are cunning, but no more.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • extolled = praised
  • But thou hast promised from us two a race
    To fill the earth, who shall with us extol
    Thy goodness infinite, both...
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • extol = praise, glorify, or honor
  • When she was growing up, some of her friends had extolled the joys of camping, but she'd thought they were deranged.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • extolled = highly praised
  • conversations ... extolling the virtues of Martin Luther King over Malcolm X and vice versa,
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • extolling = praising
  • Extolling its many virtues, the salesman noted that this was El Jefe's favorite car.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • extolling = praising
  • extoller of hate and conciliation, Extoller of armies and those that sleep in each others' arms.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • extoller = someone who expresses high praise to others
  • He did not cajole or extol.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • extol = praise, glorify, or honor
  • "We of the younger generation extol the wisdom of that great leader and educator," I shouted,
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • extol = praise, glorify, or honor
  • Go to Uruk, find Gilgamesh, extol the strength of this wild man.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • extol = praise (glorify or honor)
  • the never sufficiently extolled knight Don Quixote of La Mancha
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
extolled = praised, glorified, or honored

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