Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 15th century; Latin from Latin extollere, from ex- ‘out, upward’ + tollere ‘raise’
Synonyms
  • acclaim
  • applaud
  • celebrate
Antonyms
  • blame
  • condemn
Definition
to praise highly; laud; eulogize
Example
The valedictorian used part of her graduation speech to extol her parents for the support they gave her throughout college.
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