[ US /ɪɡˈzɔɫt/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈɒlt/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈɒlt/ ]
fill with sublime emotion
He was inebriated by his phenomenal success
The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
heighten or intensify
These paintings exalt the imagination
raise in rank, character, or status
exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser
praise, glorify, or honor
extol the virtues of one's children
glorify one's spouse's cooking
How To Use exalt In A Sentence
- For it is hard not to agree with Lucio that the Duke is a ‘seemer’ manipulating the other characters for the perpetuation and exaltation of his own power.
- She was the only woman to rise to such an exalted position.
- With a 33 km mountain run behind me and a 67 km white-water kayak ahead, I felt pain, dread, exaltation, jubilation, anticipation, fear and joy - give me more emotions.
- It is designed to exalt Christ and glorify him in the minds and hearts of men and women, boys and girls.
- It was exalted in contrast to ‘uniformity of provision’, a state Milburn dismisses as the legacy from the years of ‘ration books and demob suits’.
- And this, to my mind, is his distinctive failing as a writer: that he has exalted charm and mannerliness above all else.
- State of exaltation or excitement of the spirits or passions.
- Nay, the majesty of kings, is rather exalted than diminished, when they are in the chair of counsel; neither was there ever prince, bereaved of his dependences, by his counsel, except where there hath been, either an over – greatness in one counsellor, or an over – strict combination in divers; which are things soon found, and holpen. The Essays
- The normal human desire to rid one's self of a tormenting secret, to "exteriorize one's rottenness," finds satisfaction on an exalted plane in confession to God, or to his appointed ministers. Human Traits and their Social Significance
- You must decide how to make the best use of your exalted position.