Exulted
Exult Ex*ult", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Exulted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exulting}.] [L. exultare, exsultare, exultatum, exsultatum, to leap vigorously, to exult, intens. fr. exsilire to spring out or up; ex out + salire to spring, leap: cf. F. exulter. See {Salient}.] To be in high spirits; figuratively, to leap for joy; to rejoice in triumph or exceedingly; to triumph; as, an exulting heart. ``An exulting countenance.'' --Bancroft. [1913 Webster]

The dumb shall sing, the lame his crutch forego, And leap exulting like the bounding roe. --Pope.


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  • exulted — ex·ult || ɪg zÊŒlt v. be happy, rejoice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exult — [[t]ɪgzʌ̱lt[/t]] exults, exulting, exulted VERB If you exult in a triumph or success that you have had, you feel and show great happiness and pleasure because of it. [WRITTEN] [V in/at n] He was exulting in a win at the show earlier that day...… …   English dictionary

  • ex·ult — /ıgˈzʌlt/ verb, ults, ulted, ulting 1 [no obj] : to feel or show great happiness often + at, in, or over The team exulted in their victory. She exulted over her students test scores. 2 [+ obj] : to say (something) in a very excited and happy way …   Useful english dictionary

  • exult — ex|ult [ıgˈzʌlt] v [I and T] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: exulter, from Latin exsultare, from saltare to jump ] formal to show that you are very happy and proud, especially because you have succeeded in doing something exult at/in/over ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exult — verb (I) formal to show that you are very happy and proud, especially because you have succeeded in doing something (+ at/in): They exulted at their victory. (+ over): The people exulted over their fallen enemies. exultation / egzVl teISFn/ noun… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exult — verb 1) her opponents exulted when she left Syn: rejoice, be joyful, be happy, be delighted, be elated, be ecstatic, be overjoyed, be jubilant, be rapturous, be in raptures, be thrilled, jump for joy, be on cloud nine, be in seventh heaven;… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • exult — UK [ɪɡˈzʌlt] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms exult : present tense I/you/we/they exult he/she/it exults present participle exulting past tense exulted past participle exulted formal to feel or show great pleasure and excitement, especially… …   English dictionary

  • Exult — Ex*ult , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Exulted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exulting}.] [L. exultare, exsultare, exultatum, exsultatum, to leap vigorously, to exult, intens. fr. exsilire to spring out or up; ex out + salire to spring, leap: cf. F. exulter. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exulting — Exult Ex*ult , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Exulted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exulting}.] [L. exultare, exsultare, exultatum, exsultatum, to leap vigorously, to exult, intens. fr. exsilire to spring out or up; ex out + salire to spring, leap: cf. F. exulter.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exult — intransitive verb Etymology: Middle French exulter, from Latin exsultare, literally, to leap up, from ex + saltare to leap more at saltation Date: 1548 1. obsolete to leap for joy 2. to be extremely joyful ; rejoice < the team exulted in their… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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