Elating
Elate E*late", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Elating}.] 1. To raise; to exalt. [R.] [1913 Webster]

By the potent sun elated high. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

2. To exalt the spirit of; to fill with confidence or exultation; to elevate or flush with success; to puff up; to make proud. [1913 Webster]

Foolishly elated by spiritual pride. --Warburton. [1913 Webster]

You ought not be elated at the chance mishaps of your enemies. --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster]


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