- ex·tol·ler, noun
- ex·tol·ling·ly, adverb
- ex·tol·ment, ex·toll·ment, noun
- su·per·ex·tol, verb (used with object), su·per·ex·tolled, su·per·ex·tol·ling.
- su·per·ex·toll, verb (used with object)
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How to use extol in a sentence
He wanders through the halls of the United Nations, passing out pamphlets and extolling his cause.
Women do respond to the tweets extolling the joys of the Islamic revolution.The ISIS Online Campaign Luring Western Girls to Jihad | Jamie Dettmer | August 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The story behind the bipartisan push that GOP contenders may be extolling come 2016.
Montana Democratic Senator Max Baucus' name is on a Wall Street Journal op-ed extolling the virtues of tax reform.Max Baucus Definitely Has His Cake and Eats It Too | Justin Green | April 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Berlin Wall has fallen and his books, extolling the “economic miracle” of East Germany, are antiquated.
As for these last, no one can complain of their zeal in extolling everything national.Afloat And Ashore | James Fenimore Cooper
Neither should you go to the other extreme of extolling any particular thing or article of food.Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness | Arthur Martine
Forbear extolling the previous management of your mother or your sisters.Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness | Arthur Martine
Most writers on Nietzsche—and they are legion—begin with extolling him as a prophet or abusing him as a lunatic.German Problems and Personalities | Charles Sarolea
All authors agree, moreover, in extolling the solicitude with which the mole cricket takes care of her little ones.The Insect World | Louis Figuier
British Dictionary definitions for extol
(tr) to praise lavishly; exalt
- extoller, noun
- extollingly, adverb
- extolment, noun
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