[ UK /ɛkstˈə‍ʊl/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈstoʊɫ/ ]
  1. praise, glorify, or honor
    extol the virtues of one's children
    glorify one's spouse's cooking
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How To Use extol In A Sentence

  • A series of enervating campus visits is marked by interchangeably chirpy undergraduate tour guides united by their ability to walk backward while extolling the school's a capella groups and reassuring parents about the high priority placed on security. A Craving for Acceptance
  • Wilkins is now extolling the virtues of organic farming.
  • Rather than a traditional neoliberal who tries to extol the virtues of trade, he prefers to just ignore its impact entirely. Matthew Yglesias » The Case for Ever-Bigger Government
  • Supported by an angelic chorus and lush orchestration, Gibb extolled the virtues of "fingering foreign dirty holes," arguing that while love may be grand, he'd rather "let 'coupledom' die Spinner
  • There are times of praise, adoration, extolment, when thankfulness is more exuberant, runs over into bursting joy, and times when longing desire carries us into the very bosom of God. The Right Knock A Story
  • He'd seen this face dozens of times, smiling out from the TV screen, extolling the virtues of shampoo. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW
  • But, in the verity of extolment, I take him to be a soul of great article, and his infusion of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction of him, his semblable is his mirror, and who else would trace him, his umbrage, nothing more. Hamlet
  • Beginning with Kidder (1924), archeologists have extolled the exceptional whiteness of its surface slip, the variety and the perfection of its hachured designs, the blackness of its paint. The Architecture of Pueblo Bonito :
  • Eastern senators extolled the peace while Senor Villa descended on the tents & adobes of the 13th Cavalry, Columbus, New Mexico
  • But the Yates case revealed a deep gender divide about the isolation and stress of family and motherhood in a society that extols self-sufficiency as its premiere human value.
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