what is difference between extol and glorify
Borrowed from Latin extollō (“elevate, raise high”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstəʊl/
- (US) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstoʊl/
extol (third-person singular simple present extols, present participle extolling, simple past and past participle extolled)
- To praise; to make high.
- Synonyms: belaud, flatter
- Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “extol”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
From Middle English glorifien, from Anglo-Norman glorifier, from Old French, from Late Latin glorificō, from Latin gloria + faciō (“to make”).
- IPA(key): /ˈɡlɔɹɪfaɪ/
glorify (third-person singular simple present glorifies, present participle glorifying, simple past and past participle glorified)
- (transitive) To exalt, or give glory or praise to (something or someone).
- (transitive) To make (something) appear to be more glorious than it is; regard something or someone as excellent baselessly.
- (transitive) To worship or extol.
- transfigure, exalt, mythify
- (all meanings): vilify
- (regard something or someone excellent baselessly): slander