Simple Definition of extol
: to praise (someone or something) highly
Examples of extol in a sentence
The health benefits of exercise are widely extolled.
<campaign literature extolling the candidate's military record>
Variants of extol
Origin of extol
Middle English, from Latin extollere, from ex- + tollere to lift up — more at tolerate
First Known Use: 15th century
Rhymes with extol
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