extolled extolled  /ɪk ˈstoʊld/

Definition(s):

  • (v) praise, glorify, or honor

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Usage(s):

  1. Pius XI, Pope, to a gathering of parish priests and special Lenten preachers recommended that, during this period, sane and wholesome reading be extolled in their services.
  2. As the world's leading romance writer, she has inspected, dissected, deconstructed, explored, explained and extolled the passions of the human heart since 1981.
  3. He extolled virtue after virtue.

News

  1. Somerset Berkley Class of 2013 praised for 'energy,' 'collaboration'

    Senior class President John Amarantes extolled just about every sport and club that the Class of 2013 participated in. Then, he summed it up perfectly: “As the graduating class of 2013, you most certainly got it done.”
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Fall River Herald News

  2. Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting Sticks to a Narrow Script

    Wal-Mart’s annual shareholders meeting extolled the value of its employees, and largely ignored the issues that some investors and activists were complaining about.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Wal-Mart’s Meeting Follows the Script

    Wal-Mart’s annual shareholders meeting extolled the value of its employees, and largely ignored the issues that some investors and activists were complaining about.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. Winston Churchill said, "Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people's idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage."
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Winston Churchill Source: Daily News Tribune

  2. Keen sees the end result for traditional media vastly different from that proposed by Taylor: "the free, user-generated content spawned and extolled by the Web 2.0 revolution is decimating the ranks of our cultural gatekeepers, as professional...
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Andrew Keen Source: Varsity (registration)

  3. "Many members have extolled the virtues of the General [David Petraeus] -- his education, his leadership, his commitment to his soldiers. Unfortunately, we are still confronted with the reality that some want to tie General Petraeus' hands....
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Wayne Allard Source: Media Matters for America

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