verb (used with object), ex·tolled, ex·tol·ling.
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It is hard to extol the virtues of the person who, when faced with a looming societal problem, figures out which of the many processes and regulatory frameworks available to him or her is the appropriate place to start.NIH Director Francis Collins Is Fighting This Coronavirus While Preparing for the Next One|Belinda Luscombe|February 4, 2021|Time
He contended that Congress should intervene in Pennsylvania’s affairs, even though such meddling undermines the federalism principles that conservatives normally extol — and which has almost no basis in law.Sen. Hawley has been condemned. His bad legal arguments should be stamped out, too.|Daniel Epps, Alan Trammell|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
She also extols the virtue of the simple squishy ball, or a piece of putty that provides resistance when squeezed.
As I fretted over whether it was safe for her ingest the body paint, she extolled its benefits.
Its founder was Mohammad Najibullah Ahmadzai, a Pahstun known for his ruthlessness in a regime that extolled extremism.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As narcocorridos extolled his prowess, he built his business empire.
In recent visits to Lexington, McConnell has extolled the virtues of Medicare Part D and even called President Obama “smart.”Tea Partier Matt Bevin Is Selling Himself as the Anti-Mitch McConnell|Sam Youngman|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Okie From Muskogee” made fun of hippies and extolled small-town virtues, but it did it with some tongue in cheek.Vince Gill Confronts Fringe Groups and Gives Country Some Cred|Malcolm Jones|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Behold my servant shall understand, he shall be exalted, and extolled, and shall be exceeding high.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Art alone, extolled and discussed, stood out boldly from among it all, and I took refuge in it.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
She commended his valour, and extolled him above all the heroes in the world.The Arabian Nights|Unknown
It has been extolled as possessing the virtues of copaiba in an exalted degree.
The favourite preacher will be unmercifully extolled, and the unpopular one as cruelly degraded.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox