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.]
To place on high; to lift up; to elevate.
Who extolled you in the half-crown boxes,
Where you might sit and muster all the beauties.
To elevate by praise; to eulogize; to praise; to magnify; as, to extol virtue; to extol an act or a person.
Wherein have I so deserved of you,
That you extol me thus?
Syn. -- To praise; applaud; commend; magnify; celebrate; laud; glorify. See Praise.
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