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adjective as in acclaimed

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adjective as in praised

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It is hard to extol the virtues of the person who, when faced with a looming societal problem, figures out which of the many processes and regulatory frameworks available to him or her is the appropriate place to start.

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He contended that Congress should intervene in Pennsylvania’s affairs, even though such meddling undermines the federalism principles that conservatives normally extol — and which has almost no basis in law.

She also extols the virtue of the simple squishy ball, or a piece of putty that provides resistance when squeezed.

As I fretted over whether it was safe for her ingest the body paint, she extolled its benefits.

Its founder was Mohammad Najibullah Ahmadzai, a Pahstun known for his ruthlessness in a regime that extolled extremism.

As narcocorridos extolled his prowess, he built his business empire.

In recent visits to Lexington, McConnell has extolled the virtues of Medicare Part D and even called President Obama “smart.”

“Okie From Muskogee” made fun of hippies and extolled small-town virtues, but it did it with some tongue in cheek.

Behold my servant shall understand, he shall be exalted, and extolled, and shall be exceeding high.

Art alone, extolled and discussed, stood out boldly from among it all, and I took refuge in it.

She commended his valour, and extolled him above all the heroes in the world.

It has been extolled as possessing the virtues of copaiba in an exalted degree.

The favourite preacher will be unmercifully extolled, and the unpopular one as cruelly degraded.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extolled, such as: renowned, cheered, hailed, and lauded.

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