raise in rank, character, or status
"exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
heighten or intensify
"These paintings exalt the imagination"
fill with sublime emotion
"The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"
"He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
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praise, glorify, or honor
"extol the virtues of one's children"
"glorify one's spouse's cooking"