extol vs glorify what difference

what is difference between extol and glorify

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin extollō (elevate, raise high).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstəʊl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪkˈstoʊl/

Verb

extol (third-person singular simple present extols, present participle extolling, simple past and past participle extolled)

  1. To praise; to make high.
    Synonyms: belaud, flatter

Derived terms

  • extollation
  • extoller
  • extolment

Translations

Further reading

  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “extol”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.


English

Etymology

From Middle English glorifien, from Anglo-Norman glorifier, from Old French, from Late Latin glorificō, from Latin gloria + faciō (to make).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡlɔɹɪfaɪ/

Verb

glorify (third-person singular simple present glorifies, present participle glorifying, simple past and past participle glorified)

  1. (transitive) To exalt, or give glory or praise to (something or someone).
  2. (transitive) To make (something) appear to be more glorious than it is; regard something or someone as excellent baselessly.
  3. (transitive) To worship or extol.

Synonyms

  • transfigure, exalt, mythify

Antonyms

  • (all meanings): vilify
  • (regard something or someone excellent baselessly): slander

Related terms

  • glory
  • glorification
  • beautify

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