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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 Webster] Who extolled you in the half-crown boxes, Where you might sit and muster all the beauties. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. To elevate by praise; to eulogize; to praise; to magnify; as, to extol virtue; to extol an act or a person. [1913 Webster] Wherein have I so deserved of you, That you extol me thus? --Shak. Syn: To praise; applaud; commend; magnify; celebrate; laud; glorify. See Praise. [1913 Webster]




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