Extolment
Extolment \Ex*tol"ment\, n. Praise. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • extolment — extol ► VERB (extolled, extolling) ▪ praise enthusiastically. DERIVATIVES extoller noun extolment noun. ORIGIN Latin extollere, from tollere raise …   English terms dictionary

  • extolment — noun see extol …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • extolment — See extoller. * * * …   Universalium

  • extolment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The honoring of a deity, as in worship: exaltation, glorification, laudation, magnification, praise. See RELIGION …   English dictionary for students

  • extolment — ex·tol·ment …   English syllables

  • extolment — noun an expression of approval and commendation he always appreciated praise for his work • Syn: ↑praise, ↑congratulations, ↑kudos • Derivationally related forms: ↑extol, ↑praise (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • praise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. commendation, acclaim, approval, applause; eulogy; homage; benediction, thanksgiving, grace. v. t. acclaim, approve, commend, extol, eulogize, applaud; glorify, laud. See approbation, gratitude. Ant …   English dictionary for students

  • -l- — ll Much confusion is caused by differing spelling practice in BrE and AmE in verbs of two syllables pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, e.g. enthrall/enthral and fulfil/fulfill. Practice varies even within each variety of English; …   Modern English usage

  • -ll- — l , ll Much confusion is caused by differing spelling practice in BrE and AmE in verbs of two syllables pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, e.g. enthrall/enthral and fulfil/fulfill. Practice varies even within each variety of… …   Modern English usage

  • congratulations — noun an expression of approval and commendation (Freq. 1) he always appreciated praise for his work • Syn: ↑praise, ↑kudos, ↑extolment • Derivationally related forms: ↑extol (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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