Praise to mock

extol
(v)
ex-TOLE
Meaning

praise; glorify

1st Sample Sentence

It's so tiresome to be around someone who's in love. The whole two hours I was with him I had to listen to him extol her genius and celestial beauty.

Root

ex (up)#tollere (raise) (Latin)

Synonyms

extol, laud, lionize

Antonyms

censure, decry, denounce, deplore, deprecate, impugn, lambaste, reproach, upbraid

Mnemonics

Extol = Ex + Tol. My EX-Girlfriend always praised the 'Tall' guys highly in front of me. And so our relationship ended! you pay TOLL tax to cross a glorious praiseworthy Bay bridge in SFO

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