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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of extoll or extol.

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Examples

  • But, however much the public may appreciate the works of a man of genius, whether they be written to instruct or to amuse, certain it is that a literary man requires in his wife either a mind congenial to his own, or that pride in her husband's talents which induces her to sacrifice much of her own domestic enjoyment to the satisfaction of having his name extolled abroad.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

  • But, however much the public may appreciate the works of a man of genius, whether they be written to instruct or to amuse, certain it is that a literary man requires, in his wife, either a mind congenial to his own, or that pride in her husband's talents which induces her to sacrifice much of her own domestic enjoyment to the satisfaction of having his name extolled abroad.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

  • These days, though, lust is marketted more than love, so that's the idea extolled to youth.

    Modestly Yours

  • In the thousands of posters produced by both governments, loyalty to the state frames the messages, work is extolled as a means to dignity, masculinity and manual labor are glorified, and homoerotic overtones abound.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • When Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul took the stage at a recent GOP event here, he extolled the virtues of capitalism, worried about deflation and urged people to check out the national debt clock online.

    In Kentucky race, Rand Paul and Jack Conway divided on strategy

  • Tea Party Express lost favor with many activists when its outspoken chairman, talk-radio host Mark Williams, wrote a "satirical" letter from the "colored people" of America to Abraham Lincoln, in which he extolled slavery.

    November elections will be big test of tea party's staying power

  • Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo, whose lymphoma was treated at the privately run Sirio-Libanes facility, spoke with Mr. Chávez by phone earlier this week and extolled the capabilities of the Brazilian hospital, a spokesman for Mr. Lugo said.

    Chávez to Return to Cuba

  • So Gibbs has extolled the virtues of Jeeps and Buicks.

    Obama: Car salesman in chief

  • Many "experts" extolled the virtue of foreign stocks.

    Dan Solin: 2011 Winners Can Make You a 2012 Loser

  • In court papers, Warren's attorney, William R. Martin, extolled Warren's service to the country and his commitment to his family, and he urged the judge to impose a sentence of as little as one year and one day in prison.

    Ex-CIA station chief sentenced to prison for sexually abuse of Algerian woman

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