extol

英 [ɪk'stəʊl; ek-] 美 [ɪk'stol]
  • vt. 颂扬;赞美;赞颂
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1. tollere 'raise, lift, carry, bear, support', source of English extol and tolerate.
2. tolerate => extol.
3. lat- "carry, borne," from *tlat-, past participle stem of tollere. => latus is variant pp. of tollere.
4. Extol: 你真是tall(高)啊!----赞美。
extol 称赞

ex-, 向外。-tol, 承受,举起,词源同tolerate.

extol
extol: see tolerate
extol (v.)
also extoll, c. 1400, "to lift up," from Latin extollere "to place on high, raise, elevate," figuratively "to exalt, praise," from ex- "up" (see ex-) + tollere "to raise," from PIE *tele- "to bear, carry," "with derivatives referring to measured weights and thence money and payment" [Watkins].

Cognates include Greek talantos "bearing, suffering," tolman "to carry, bear," telamon "broad strap for bearing something," talenton "a balance, pair of scales," Atlas "the 'Bearer' of Heaven;" Lithuanian tiltas "bridge;" Sanskrit tula "balance," tulayati "lifts up, weighs;" Latin tolerare "to bear, support," latus "borne;" Old English þolian "to endure;" Armenian tolum "I allow." Figurative sense of "praise highly" in English is first attested c. 1500. Related: Extolled; extolling.
1. Doctors often extol the virtues of eating less fat.
医生常常宣扬少吃脂肪的好处。

来自《权威词典》

2. We of the younger generation extol the wisdom of the great leader and educator.
我们年轻一代崇拜那位伟大的引路人和教育家的智慧.

来自辞典例句

3. It is the humour of many heads to extol the days of their forefathers.
许多人天生喜欢吹捧祖先的时代.

来自辞典例句

4. If you extol dawn, then ask you to embrace night too?
如果你曾歌颂黎明, 那么也请你拥抱黑夜?

来自互联网

5. Remember, you should extol his work, which men have praised in song.
你应记住要赞颂他的工程, 这是人们应歌咏的.

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