verb (used with object), ex·tolled, ex·tol·ling.
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After decrying mankind’s greed and obliviousness, her statement extols forests as collectives whose “collaborative wisdom is something we humans might learn from and perhaps be saved by.”In the galleries: A heightened homage to trees and what they can teach us|Mark Jenkins|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
Michael Tubbs, the mayor who brought the program to the area, appeared on national television programs to extol its virtues.Cash payments spread from Congress to Stockton to Brazil — but notion of ‘universal basic income’ far from reality|Eli Rosenberg, Jeff Stein, Heloisa Traiano|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
Meyer went on the John Ankerberg show to extol the theological virtues of the Big Bang.Evangelicals Still Don’t Know What to Do With the Big Bang|Karl W. Giberson|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One might extol Apple for acting in the fashion of a responsible corporate citizen with its decision.Al Gore Accused of Abusing His Spot on Apple’s Board for Personal Gain|Gary Rivlin|February 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We extol celebrity at a time when it has never seemed more fleeting or meaningless.
"Usually, when they publish a commentary, it's to extol the study, or show how it's advanced the field," DeStefano says.
Well-credentialed members of the mainstream media privately extol her.
Are you not ashamed to extol this revolting and commonplace stuff, which aspires to be psychologically profound?The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Let historians extol blood-shedding; it is woman's place to abhor it.A Confederate Girl's Diary|Sarah Margan Dawson
He does not extol physical science alone, though doubtless he had a preference for it over metaphysical inquiries.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord
Where was thy judgment, man, To extol a virgin Sanazarro tells me Is nearer to deformity?The Plays of Philip Massinger|Philip Massinger
Cease with high-sounding praise to extol the womanly nature, while practically you deny that there is any.A New Atmosphere|Gail Hamilton