Extol

  • 1 Extol — Ex*tol , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Extolling}.] [L. extollere; ex out + tollere to lift, take up, or raise: cf. OF. extoller. See {Tollerate}, and cf. {Flate}.] 1. To place on high; to lift up; to elevate. [Obs.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Extol — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Progressive Metal, Death Metal Gründung 1994 Auflösung 2007 Website M …

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  • 3 Extol — Pays d’origine  Norvege !Norvège Bekkestua. Genre musical Death metal, Métal chrétien Années d activité …

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  • 4 extol — meaning ‘to praise enthusiastically’, is spelt ol in BrE and has inflected forms extolled, extolling. In AmE extol and extoll (with the same inflections) are both in use …

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  • 5 extol — index belaud, honor, overestimate, recommend, regard (hold in esteem) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 extol — (v.) also extoll, c.1400, to lift up, from L. extollere to place on high, raise, elevate, figuratively to exalt, praise, from ex up (see EX (Cf. ex )) + tollere to raise, from PIE *tel , *tol to bear, carry (Cf. Gk …

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  • 7 extol — laud, *praise, eulogize, acclaim Analogous words: applaud, *commend, compliment: *exalt, magnify, aggrandize Antonyms: decry: abase (oneself) Contrasted words: depreciate, disparage, detract, derogate, belittle, minimize (see DECRY): denounce,… …

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  • 8 extol — [v] sing the praises of acclaim, applaud, bless, boost, brag about, celebrate, commend, cry up*, eulogize, exalt, give a boost to, give a bouquet*, glorify, hand it to*, hats off to*, hear it for*, hymn, laud, magnify, make much of, panegyrize,… …

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  • 9 extol — ► VERB (extolled, extolling) ▪ praise enthusiastically. DERIVATIVES extoller noun extolment noun. ORIGIN Latin extollere, from tollere raise …

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  • 10 extol — or extoll [ek stōl′, ekstäl′; ik stōl′, ikstäl′] vt. extolled, extolling [ME extollen < L extollere, to raise up < ex , out, up + tollere, to raise: see TOLERATE] to praise highly; laud SYN. PRAISE extoller n. extolment n. extollment …

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  • 11 Extol — Infobox musical artist Name = Extol Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Oslo, Norway Instrument = Genre = Melodic death metal, progressive metal Years active = 1993–present Label = Endtime Productions… …

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  • 12 extol — UK [ɪkˈstəʊl] / US [ɪkˈstoʊl] verb [transitive] Word forms extol : present tense I/you/we/they extol he/she/it extols present participle extolling past tense extolled past participle extolled formal to praise someone or something in a very… …

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  • 13 extol — extoller, n. extollingly, adv. extolment, extollment, n. /ik stohl , stol /, v.t., extolled, extolling. to praise highly; laud; eulogize: to extol the beauty of Naples. Also, extoll. [1350 1400; ME extollen < L extollere to lift up, raise, equiv …

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  • 14 extol — verb Extol is used with these nouns as the object: ↑benefit, ↑virtue …

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  • 15 extol — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. praise, applaud, commend, glorify, celebrate, exalt. See approbation.Ant., defame, run down. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. laud, exalt, acclaim, eulogize; see praise 1 , worship 2 . See Synonym Study at… …

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  • 16 extol — ex|tol [ıkˈstəul US ˈstoul] v past tense and past participle extolled present participle extolling [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: extollere, from tollere to lift up ] formal to praise something very much extol the virtues/benefits etc of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 extol — v. (D; tr.) to extol as (they were extoled as heroes) …

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  • 18 extol — [[t]ɪksto͟ʊl[/t]] extols, extolling, extolled VERB If you extol something or someone, you praise them enthusiastically. [V n] Now experts are extolling the virtues of the humble potato... [V n] They kept extolling my managerial skills …

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  • 19 extol — verb (T) formal to praise something very much: extol the virtues/merits of: a speech extolling the merits of free enterprise …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 extol — verb nutritionists extol the virtues of fiber Syn: praise enthusiastically, go into raptures about/over, wax lyrical about, sing the praises of, praise to the skies, acclaim, exalt, eulogize, adulate, rhapsodize over, rave about, enthuse… …

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