GRE Word List


praise very highly; glorify

The meaning of the word extol is praise very highly; glorify.

Random words

embracehug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
corpulentvery fat; N. corpulence
mireentangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
lopsidedheavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
psychosomaticof the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
outwitoutsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
duressforcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
meteoriclike a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
awfulterrible; very bad
palimpsestparchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased