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extol

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • praise enthusiastically.
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Examples

All of them share in their belief in God, turn to Him and extol His praises.

The manager tends to extol his players, but last night the praise was reserved.

Mrs Egan, of North Lane, York, was even moved to pen an elegant exposition extolling her family’s enthusiasm for waste.

Managing to maintain a serious voice throughout, she extols the virtues of the flea in a spooky monotone.

He simply extols the virtues of a book he calls “the only truly serious and successful Canadian novel I have read so far this year.”

The key to Zweig’s own character reveals itself in a passage in which he extols his father and then describes himself.

We guess that the Fed has been somewhat spooked by the market’s reaction to Bernanke’s now notorious speech and his extolment of the “electronic printing press”.

She praised me when my grades were good, and extolled me to do better when they weren’t.

No religions either preaches or extols evil or tolerates evil.

In writing this particular song, did Archie have in mind such extollers of memory as I, who find in memory-however painful certain of the events that are recalled-the desire for unity and oneness that defines the soul?

Proposition 36 will not heal the hypocritical heart of a nation that extols the empty pleasures of consumerism while excoriating the unsanctioned ecstasies of illegal drugs.

He extols the English for their extensive use of roundabouts, which Barbados has adopted.

At a time when so many carpet-makers are turning to artificial dyes, he extols the virtues of the old ways.

It glorifies celebrities, extols riches and promotes glamour.

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.

But its root lies in restraint in regard to speech, which means that there should be no extolment of one’s own sect or disparagement of other sects.

Weld’s passionate extolments of Charles Stuart’s religious character were not so different from the way he expressed his love of Grimke to Grimke.

She extols conventions that make civilized society possible.

He extols the two qualities he most admires, their extreme “tolerance” and the very special value they place on their children.

And he still extols the virtues of his central defensive partner but is more self-reliant.

You travel the world praising the discreet charm of an ancient university and extolling the virtues of academic freedom.

Cobbett extolled the Radicalism of Nottingham; Byron sang the praises of the Luddites.

Glock, for example, extols the virtues of conducting qualitative interviews in preparation for a survey for precisely this kind of reason.

The extolment of the Sun has been central across cultures, from the ancient father of the gods Helios to symbolic godhead.

Even when extolling the virtues of Linux as a server, the praise is often followed with a few discouraging warnings.

Vicky is a great extoller of the Aga and also loves to cook.

An extoller of the simple, rooted life, he nevertheless accumulated a sizable fortune and lived very well indeed.