from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To praise highly; exalt. synonym: praise.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To raise aloft; set on high; elevate.
- To speak in laudatory terms of; praise strongly; eulogize: as, to
extolthe virtues or the exploits of a person.
- Synonyms Applaud, etc. (see
praise, v.); laud, commend, celebrate, glorify, exalt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To place on high; to lift up; to elevate.
- transitive verb To elevate by praise; to eulogize; to praise; to magnify
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- verb to
praise; to make high
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb praise, glorify, or honor
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The facts I will extol is that global warming is indeed happening and it isn't a friend of the moose.
He was a strong opponent of the rationalistic tendencies which had infected some dialecticians of his times, and often warned his pupils against such as extol their dialectics above the teachings of the Church and the testimony of the
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI
But what Apple also has, which never came up in discussion at the dinner or in any newspaper article that covered it, is its offshore manufacturing relationship with a company in China called Foxconn that makes virtually all of the Apple products which the President and Ms. Jarrett extol as the future of American manufacturing.
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The liberal "civility" extended to conservatives is baffling considering liberals extol tolerance as one of their virtue!
Otherwise, Republicans can pontificate, as in the Pledge to America, about how "joblessness is the single most important challenge facing America today" and extol the "pride and dignity that comes with an honest day's work and a steady paycheck."
In its enthusiasm to extol farm-to-tableism, the series tends to talk down to its audience, as during a rave over Indian produce with names like Cherokee Red: "Before America was colonized, these tribes were using organic methods before organic was even a buzzword."
For all of you, whom condemn Obama for this display, but extol Bush as a great President, one fact is all that is needed to burst your bubble: Bush took more vacation time as President than any in history.
Rather than a traditional neoliberal who tries to extol the virtues of trade, he prefers to just ignore its impact entirely.
Microsoft and Asus have teamed up to present a new advertising smarm-storm intended to extol the virtues of Windows on netbooks – and smear Linux.
These running gags are pretty funny, but the really standout moments are the longer strips, especially the "What a Witch" strip, in which two witches standing over a cauldron extol the virtues of Kiddee Flakes, which are much more convenient for kidnapped-child-fattening than candy-houses.
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