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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of extol.

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Examples

  • One of the most entertaining chapters of the book is when Delisle visits the great museum made for Kim Jon-Il, where everything within extols his greatness and reveals apocryphal facts about his life, such as his penning over 15,000 works before the age of twenty, and how many leaders around the world support his ideal and think him great.

    “Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea” by Guy Delisle (Drawn and Quartely, 2007) « The BookBanter Blog

  • It may be that some novels, as Richard Rorty has it, "help us become less cruel," it may even be that a contingent effect of the kind of heyday novel Crain extols was to create a cognitive bond between the reader and the imaginary "people" depicted therein, but reducing cruelty by promoting such a bond takes no more precedence in defining the novel as a literary form than does, say, Nabokov's insistence that great fiction produce a certain aesthetic "tingle" in the reader's spine.

    Saying Something

  • Mr. Obama's form of realism was different from the traditional kind that at least consistently extols the pursuit of raw national interest.

    Egypt and the Realists

  • But they have added a modern twist to new Nordic cuisine: While that movement extols the unique pleasures of Scandinavian soil, Mr. Sohlberg's farm uses a 3,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse that he and some farmhands built themselves; inside grow herbs, lettuces, cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers in nutrient-saturated, computer-controlled water.

    Taste of Scandinavia, via Catskills

  • In this year's letter, he extols his acquisition of Burlington Northern and the potential for rail companies in general.

    Why Practice Insider Trading? Just Watch Buffett Instead

  • Obama bemoans 'the bubble,' extols having a 'home office'

    HCAN targets Snowe, Collins ahead of Obama speech

  • In addition, the AFP blog extols members and "all those AFP-NC activists who sacrificed their time in order to... show support for the members of the Board that overturned the policy."

    Robert Greenwald: Why Didn't Americans for Prosperity Love Our Video?

  • Why is Indonesia looking inward even as it extols the virtues of globalization abroad?

    Indonesia's Reform Reversal

  • Ms. Laurent does so from cliffs in Ireland, where she extols the virtues of drinking wheatgrass shots in the morning; Ms. Kikuchi bathes nearly naked in Ibiza in a 30-second film directed by Spike Jonze.

    If You Need a Reason to Party

  • It has "positive environmental benefits for livestock producers in terms of decreased nitrogen and phosphorus excretions," extols one journal article.

    Martha Rosenberg: Arsenic, Antibiotics and Asthma Drugs in Your Turkey?

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