extol (someone or something) as (something)

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extol (someone or something) as (something)

To highlight and praise the positive aspects of someone or something by depicting it or them as having a certain quality or fulfilling a certain role. After he made that sizable donation, we extolled him as the savior of the program.
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extol someone or something as something

to praise someone or something as something. We extolled her as a heroine. The salesman extolled the medicine as a cure-all.
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References in classic literature ?
Yet is he extolled as beautiful and a darling ten times for the once that David is extolled.
Numbers were daily brought into camp, and the flesh of those which were young and fat was extolled as superior to the finest mutton.
Love, Joy and Peace, Patience, Kindness and Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control are all extolled as precious virtues to cultivate in God's eyes, as revealed in quotes from holy scripture.
Widely extolled as the nation's leading expert on ink, Mr.