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adjective as in acclamatory

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He wanders through the halls of the United Nations, passing out pamphlets and extolling his cause.

Women do respond to the tweets extolling the joys of the Islamic revolution.

The story behind the bipartisan push that GOP contenders may be extolling come 2016.

Montana Democratic Senator Max Baucus' name is on a Wall Street Journal op-ed extolling the virtues of tax reform.

The Berlin Wall has fallen and his books, extolling the “economic miracle” of East Germany, are antiquated.

As for these last, no one can complain of their zeal in extolling everything national.

Neither should you go to the other extreme of extolling any particular thing or article of food.

Forbear extolling the previous management of your mother or your sisters.

Most writers on Nietzsche—and they are legion—begin with extolling him as a prophet or abusing him as a lunatic.

All authors agree, moreover, in extolling the solicitude with which the mole cricket takes care of her little ones.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extolling, such as: admiring, approbatory, approving, commendatory, congratulatory, and laudatory.

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