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extol (verb) praise a lot.
When you extol a person, you praise them to the skies. In Your speech or writing extolling a personís virtue or achievements, you are all praise for their virtues or achievements. Homerís epic story The Iliad extols the courage and heroism of Achilles, the greatest of Greek warriors. Doctors extol the virtue of regular exercise, that is, they praise the goodness of regular exercise.
- The annual celebrations of the US Independence saw a number of speakers extol the sacrifices of the US soldiers in the War of American Independence.
- Every Tennis commentator extolled Boris Becker as a super tennis star of the century in view of his sensational achievements at such a young age.