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Meaning of EXULT

Pronunciation:  ig'zult

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  to express great joy; "As if the sea, and sky, and earth, rejoiced with new-born liberty." Shelley
  2. [v]  feel extreme happiness or elation
 

EXULT is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: be on cloud nine, jubilate, jump for joy, rejoice, triumph, walk on air
 
 See Also: cheer, cheer up, chirk up, glory, joy, rejoice, revel, triumph, wallow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

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

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: be proud of, boast, brag, caper, caracole, carol, celebrate, chirp, chirrup, clap hands, crow, crow over, dance, delight, exult in, frisk, frolic, gambol, gloat, gloat over, glory, glory in, joy, jubilate, lilt, make merry, rejoice, revel, rollick, romp, show off, sing, skip, skip for joy, take pride in, triumph, whistle
 

 

 

 

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