Extol = Ex + Tol. My EX-Girlfriend always praised the 'Tall' guys highly in front of me. And so our relationship ended!
extol - exTALL - make somebody TALL with praise.
think of EXtra TOLl tax collected from u by PRAISING the worli sea link...
EXALT <> EXOLT
the minister was EXTOLLED as he masde the TOLL tax EX (past)
being EXtra TOL(tall) is a matter of PRAISE
EX (give out, gift) a sTOLe in "praise" of someone.
extol: ex= extra, tal= talk, talking excess about someone is praising them./ (or) Ex exta, tol = toll fee, you praise a lot the toll gate watchman to let you go with paying a extra penny
to make sth excel//