Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: extollere, from tollere 'to lift up'

extol

verb
     
ex‧tol past tense and past participle extolled, present participle extolling [transitive]
formal to praise something very much
extol the virtues/benefits etc of something
a speech extolling the merits of free enterprise

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