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English definition of “extol”

extol

verb [T]     /ɪkˈstəʊl/ US  /-ˈstoʊl/ (-ll-) formal
to praise something or someone very much: His book extolling the benefits of vegetarianism sold thousands of copies. She is forever extolling the virtues of her children.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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