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

Syn. -- To praise; applaud; commend; magnify; celebrate; laud; glorify. See Praise.
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