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Word of the Day 01/30/15 Extol

Extol (verb)
extol [ik-stohl, -stol]


verb (used with object), extolled, extolling.
1. to praise highly; laud; eulogize: to extol the beauty of Naples.

Also, extoll.

Synonyms
glorify, exalt, celebrate.

Antonyms
disparage.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English extollen < Latin extollere to lift up, raise, equivalent to ex- ex-+ tollere to lift, raise up

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