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also ex·toll  (ĭk-stōl′)
tr.v. ex·tolled, ex·tol·ling, ex·tols also ex·tolled or ex·toll·ing or ex·tolls
To praise highly; exalt. See Synonyms at praise.

[Middle English extollen, from Latin extollere, to lift up, praise : ex-, up from; see ex- + tollere, to lift; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·tol′ler n.
ex·tol′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extolment - an expression of approval and commendationextolment - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
superlative - an exaggerated expression (usually of praise); "the critics lavished superlatives on it"
encomium, paean, panegyric, pean, eulogy - a formal expression of praise
eulogium, eulogy - a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
good word, recommendation, testimonial - something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
compliment - a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration


The honoring of a deity, as in worship:
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