v. praise highly; glorify; celebrate
In his speech, the president will extol the astronauts, calling them the pioneers of the Space Age.
Sentence in Classic:
It is from this course having been followed by the wise, that the miracles celebrated even in false religions, have come to be held in repute; for from whatever source they spring, discreet men will extol them, whose authority afterwards gives them currency everywhere.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Their very foe would extol the Teucrians with highest praises, and boasted himself a branch of the ancient Teucrian stem.
She at once began talking to him with French exaggerated politeness, applauding him for having such a delightful daughter, extolling Kitty to the skies before her face, and calling her a treasure, a pearl, and a consoling angel.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As he had continued to look steadily at me, I took it as a reminder that he objected to being extolled for his consideration.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
After he had sufficiently extolled the property of discretion, he undertook to exhibit in what manner its use was applicable to the present situation of their tribe.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context