extoll the virtues of (someone or something)

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extoll the virtues of (someone or something)

To highlight and praise the positive aspects of someone or something. My mother is always extolling the virtues of meditation, but it just doesn't do anything for me.
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Today, Navigator Credit Union's membership has grown to more than 50,000 while employees extoll the virtues of being a part of the Navigator team.
Moreover, she also pointed out that the youth are the most susceptible to extreme ideologies, adding that it is imperative to extoll the virtues of temperate thought.
Barratt is keen to extoll the virtues of the large lounge and designer kitchen, the latter having top-of-therange units, oven, hob and extractor fan.