[ US /ɪɡˈzəɫt/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈʌlt/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈʌlt/ ]
to express great joy
Who cannot exult in Spring?
- feel extreme happiness or elation
How To Use exult In A Sentence
- Last week, exultant rebels in Tripoli clambered on Gaddafi's vainglorious statue of an American warplane in the grip of a mighty Libyan fist.
- Rudyard Kipling's Recessional, in exultant recognition of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, embodied the spirit of that nostalgic period. Responsible Nationhood
- She waited to tell him of her decision until the main doors of the school opened, as if to greet them, and the girls streamed through in varying degrees of sullenness and exultation and prettiness and slouching disarray.
- Such words as peltast, androgyn, and exultant are substitutions of this kind, and are intended to be suggestive rather than definitive. The Shadow of the Torturer
- The exultant crowds were dancing in the streets.
- Two or three athletes, who stood erect on their boards as they swept exultingly shorewards, were received with ringing cheers by the crowd. The Hawaiian Archipelago
- A chasseur had been dispatched with the counterorder, who passed the exulting, but deluded G---- on the road. The Stranger in France or, a Tour from Devonshire to Paris Illustrated by Engravings in Aqua Tint of Sketches Taken on the Spot.
- Dombey, exulting in the long – looked – for event, jingled and jingled the heavy gold watch – chain that depended from below his trim blue coat, whereof the buttons sparkled phosphorescently in the feeble rays of the distant fire. Dombey and Son
- I wouldnt trade it: I can intuit things you can't, enjoy things that would bore you crosseyed, exult in solitary pursuits that might derange another man, convince you of things you'd never believe, teach and explain things to you you think youd never understand. Aspergers
- She exulted in her new discovery.