In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
verbo transitivoextolled, extolling
1encomiar formalensalzar formal
- The key to Zweig's own character reveals itself in a passage in which he extols his father and then describes himself.
- At a time when so many carpet-makers are turning to artificial dyes, he extols the virtues of the old ways.
- All of them share in their belief in God, turn to Him and extol His praises.
- He extols the two qualities he most admires, their extreme ‘tolerance’ and the very special value they place on their children.
- Proposition 36 will not heal the hypocritical heart of a nation that extols the empty pleasures of consumerism while excoriating the unsanctioned ecstasies of illegal drugs.
- Cobbett extolled the Radicalism of Nottingham; Byron sang the praises of the Luddites.
- The manager tends to extol his players, but last night the praise was reserved.
- It glorifies celebrities, extols riches and promotes glamour.
- She praised me when my grades were good, and extolled me to do better when they weren't.
- No religions either preaches or extols evil or tolerates evil.
- Mrs Egan, of North Lane, York, was even moved to pen an elegant exposition extolling her family's enthusiasm for waste.
- But the Yates case revealed a deep gender divide about the isolation and stress of family and motherhood in a society that extols self-sufficiency as its premiere human value.
- And he still extols the virtues of his central defensive partner but is more self-reliant.
- He extols the English for their extensive use of roundabouts, which Barbados has adopted.
- Managing to maintain a serious voice throughout, she extols the virtues of the flea in a spooky monotone.
- You travel the world praising the discreet charm of an ancient university and extolling the virtues of academic freedom.
- Even when extolling the virtues of Linux as a server, the praise is often followed with a few discouraging warnings.
- Glock, for example, extols the virtues of conducting qualitative interviews in preparation for a survey for precisely this kind of reason.
- He simply extols the virtues of a book he calls ‘the only truly serious and successful Canadian novel I have read so far this year.’
- She extols conventions that make civilized society possible.
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