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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
exalt (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to raise in rank, power, or character
2.
to elevate by praise or in estimation - glorify
3.
obsolete - elate
4.
to raise high - elevate
5.
intransitive verb
to enhance the activity of - intensify rousing and exalting the imagination George Eliot to induce - exaltation
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
exalt (verb)
1.
to assign a high status or value to
SYNONIMS:
aggrandize, canonize, deify, dignify, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, ensky, enthrone, glorify, magnify
RELATED WORDS:
boost, lift, promote, raise, upgrade, uplift; heighten, intensify; idealize, romanticize, sanitize, sugarcoat; acclaim, extol ( extoll), honor, laud, praise
NEAR ANTONYMS:
belittle, decry, depreciate, detract, disparage, minimize
abase, degrade, demean, humble, humiliate
exalt (verb)
2.
to proclaim the glory of
SYNONIMS:
bless, carol, celebrate, emblazon, exalt, extol ( extoll), glorify, hymn, laud, magnify, resound
RELATED WORDS:
adore, belaud, deify, idolize, worship; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, renown, salute; chant, cheer, eulogize, rhapsodize; cite; flatter; crack up, recommend, tout
NEAR ANTONYMS:
blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; criticize, reprove; admonish, chide, keelhaul, rebuke, reprimand, reproach; castigate, lambaste ( lambast)
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