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Related to elating: mellifluously, undulating


tr.v. e·lat·ed, e·lat·ing, e·lates
To fill with great joy or happiness; delight: We were elated by the good news.

[From Latin ēlātus, past participle of efferre, to bring out, exalt : ē-, ex-, ex- + lātus, brought; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

e·la′tion n.
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Adj.1.elating - making lively and joyful
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
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The selection of eASIC to present at this prestigious conference was very elating," said Zvi Or-Bach, Founder and CEO of eASIC.