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Synonyms for extol
ɪkˈstoʊl, -ˈstɒlex·tol

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Wiktionary

  1. extolverb

    Synonyms:
    belaud, flatter

  2. extolverb

    to praise; to make high

    Synonyms:
    belaud, flatter

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. extol

    In the old sense of wonder, admire is practically obsolete; the word now expresses a delight and approval, in which the element of wonder unconsciously mingles. We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner. We approve what is excellent, applaud heroic deeds, esteem the good, love our friends. We honor and respect noble character wherever found; we revere and venerate it in the aged. We extol the goodness and adore the majesty and power of God.

    Synonyms:
    admire, adore, applaud, approve, delight in, enjoy, esteem, esteem, honor, love, respect, revere, venerate, wonder

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Preposition:
    Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaimverb

    praise, glorify, or honor

    "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

    Synonyms:
    enliven, laud, invigorate, proclaim, thrill, transfigure, predicate, exalt, tickle pink, animate, exclaim, promulgate, inspire, exhilarate, inebriate, glorify, spiritualize, beatify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extolverb

    Synonyms:
    praise, laud, applaud, magnify, exalt, celebrate, glorify, commend highly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. extolverb

    Synonyms:
    eulogize, praise, laud, exalt

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How to use extol in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Smith Jr.:

    The man who willeth to do well... we should extol his virtues and speak not of his faults behind his back.

  2. Mewa Ramgobin:

    For us in South Africa, we have a kind of responsibility not to extol the virtues of Gandhi, but to find out whether we can use those values to transform our country.


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