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Definition of "extols" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of extol. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "extols" in a sentence
  • "One of the most entertaining chapters of the book is when Delisle visits the great museum made for Kim Jon-Il, where everything within extols his greatness and reveals apocryphal facts about his life, such as his penning over 15,000 works before the age of twenty, and how many leaders around the world support his ideal and think him great."
  • "It may be that some novels, as Richard Rorty has it, "help us become less cruel," it may even be that a contingent effect of the kind of heyday novel Crain extols was to create a cognitive bond between the reader and the imaginary "people" depicted therein, but reducing cruelty by promoting such a bond takes no more precedence in defining the novel as a literary form than does, say, Nabokov's insistence that great fiction produce a certain aesthetic "tingle" in the reader's spine."
  • "Mr. Obama's form of realism was different from the traditional kind that at least consistently extols the pursuit of raw national interest."