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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·tol /ɪkˈstol/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·tol v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extolled p. pr. & vb. n. Extolling.]
 1. To place on high; to lift up; to elevate. [Obs.]
 Who extolled you in the half-crown boxes,
 Where you might sit and muster all the beauties.   --Beau. & Fl.
 2. 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?   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To praise; applaud; commend; magnify; celebrate; laud; glorify. See Praise.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's
          children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud,
           exalt, glorify, proclaim]
      [also: extolling, extolled]