extoller


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ex·tol

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.extoller - someone who communicates high praise
communicator - a person who communicates with others
applauder, clapper - someone who applauds
References in classic literature ?
He was one of its makers, of its possessors, of its guardians, of its extollers. He wanted to grasp it solidly, to get as much gratification as he could out of it; and in view of its incomparable quality, of its unstained atmosphere, of its nearness to the heaven of its choice, this gust of brutal desire seemed the most noble of aspirations.
In addition, a scholarship will be awarded to a veterinarian technician student who has shown extoller work in the community.
In this, Levaillant seems to have read Rousseau rather like Kant and Fairchild did (see Eze 1995; Fairchild 1928), which is to say as much as a critic as an extoller of the Noble Savage.