Definition of 'extol'
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Neither finalist is comfortable extolling his own virtues but both are clear on why there is an elite. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At times he came close to farce as he extolled its endless wonders as report after report detailed its woeful failures. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The announcement follows a speech in which Spelman extolled the benefits of filling cities with trees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Over the years, a body of research has built up extolling the many benefits of meditation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Throughout the ages, many great civilizations have extolled and benefited from the use of colour as a powerful healing agent. Alternative Health Care for Children (1989)More widely in Italy, he became known for fronting a series of commercials for an electronics chain in which he extolled the virtue of optimism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'extol'
Used Occasionally. extol is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'extol'
British English: extol VERB
If you extol something or someone, you praise them enthusiastically.
Now experts are extolling the virtues of the humble potato.
Definition of extol from the Collins English Dictionary
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