V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: to praise highly and lift someone or something up with great admiration
Synonyms: glorify, hail, exalt, acclaim, magnify, commend, praise
Antonyms: condemn, criticize, decry, disparage
Tips: Extol is derived from the Latin extollere, "to lift up." Extol is a good, intellectual term to indicate high priase. For example, "He has been extolling your virtues," instead of "He has said great things about you."
The golfers extolled the benefits of membership at their country club. (acclaimed, commended)
When her professor extolled her scientific prowess, Julie became convinced of her destiny with greatness. (glorified, hailed)
I extol the benefits of vitamin supplements to all my friends and family. (hail, acclaim)
The Senator extolled the President's many accomplishments before introducing him to the crowd. (glorified, hailed)
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