exult


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exult

rejoice exceedingly; delight; revel
Not to be confused with:
exalt – praise; elevate; glorify; ennoble
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ex·ult

 (ĭg-zŭlt′)
intr.v. ex·ult·ed, ex·ult·ing, ex·ults
1. To rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant.
2. Obsolete To leap upward, especially for joy.

[Latin exsultāre : ex-, ex- + saltāre, to dance, frequentative of salīre, to leap; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·ul′tance, ex·ul′tan·cy n.
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exult

(ɪɡˈzʌlt)
vb (intr)
1. to be joyful or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success; rejoice
2. (often foll by over) to triumph (over); show or take delight in the defeat or discomfiture (of)
[C16: from Latin exsultāre to jump or leap for joy, from saltāre to leap]
exultation n
exˈultingly adv
Usage: See at exalt
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ex•ult

(ɪgˈzʌlt)

v.i.
1. to show or feel a lively or triumphant joy: exulted over their victory.
2. Obs. to leap for joy.
[1560–70; < Latin ex(s)ultāre to leap up, exult]
ex•ult′ing•ly, adv.
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exult


Past participle: exulted
Gerund: exulting

Imperative
exult
exult
Present
I exult
you exult
he/she/it exults
we exult
you exult
they exult
Preterite
I exulted
you exulted
he/she/it exulted
we exulted
you exulted
they exulted
Present Continuous
I am exulting
you are exulting
he/she/it is exulting
we are exulting
you are exulting
they are exulting
Present Perfect
I have exulted
you have exulted
he/she/it has exulted
we have exulted
you have exulted
they have exulted
Past Continuous
I was exulting
you were exulting
he/she/it was exulting
we were exulting
you were exulting
they were exulting
Past Perfect
I had exulted
you had exulted
he/she/it had exulted
we had exulted
you had exulted
they had exulted
Future
I will exult
you will exult
he/she/it will exult
we will exult
you will exult
they will exult
Future Perfect
I will have exulted
you will have exulted
he/she/it will have exulted
we will have exulted
you will have exulted
they will have exulted
Future Continuous
I will be exulting
you will be exulting
he/she/it will be exulting
we will be exulting
you will be exulting
they will be exulting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exulting
you have been exulting
he/she/it has been exulting
we have been exulting
you have been exulting
they have been exulting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exulting
you will have been exulting
he/she/it will have been exulting
we will have been exulting
you will have been exulting
they will have been exulting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exulting
you had been exulting
he/she/it had been exulting
we had been exulting
you had been exulting
they had been exulting
Conditional
I would exult
you would exult
he/she/it would exult
we would exult
you would exult
they would exult
Past Conditional
I would have exulted
you would have exulted
he/she/it would have exulted
we would have exulted
you would have exulted
they would have exulted
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exult - feel extreme happiness or elationexult - feel extreme happiness or elation  
joy, rejoice - feel happiness or joy
triumph, rejoice, wallow - be ecstatic with joy
2.exult - to express great joyexult - to express great joy; "Who cannot exult in Spring?"
glory - rejoice proudly
chirk up, cheer up, cheer - become cheerful
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exult

verb
1. be joyful, be delighted, rejoice, be overjoyed, celebrate, large it (Brit. slang), be elated, be jubilant, jump for joy, make merry, be in high spirits, jubilate He seemed calm, but inwardly he exulted.
2. revel, glory in, boast, crow, taunt, brag, vaunt, drool, gloat, take delight in He was still exulting over his victory.
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exult

verb
1. To feel or express an uplifting joy over a success or victory:
2. To feel or take joy or pleasure:
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Translations
يَبْتَهِج، يفرَح جِدا
fryde sigjubletriumfere
fagna
gavilētlīksmottriumfēt
mutlulukla coşmak

exult

[ɪgˈzʌlt] VI to exult in or at or overregocijarse por
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exult

[ɪgˈzʌlt] viexulter, jubiler
to exult at sth (= rejoice) → se réjouir de qch
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exult

vifrohlocken; exulting in his freedomseine Freiheit genießend
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exult

[ɪgˈzʌlt] vi (frm) to exult in or over or atesultare per
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exult

(igˈzalt) verb
(with in or at) to be very happy; to rejoice. They exulted in their victory / at the news of their victory.
exˈultant adjective
very happy (at a victory or success etc). exultant football fans.
ˌexulˈtation (eg-) noun
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References in classic literature ?
Such men rule orderly in their cities of fair women: great riches and wealth follow them: their sons exult with ever-fresh delight, and their daughters in flower-laden bands play and skip merrily over the soft flowers of the field.
We had not to wait till all was over to know its value; my mother used to say, 'We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it,' and there can be few truer sayings, but during her last years we exulted daily in the possession of her as much as we can exult in her memory.
I was haunted by the fear that she would, sooner or later, find me out, with a black face and hands, doing the coarsest part of my work, and would exult over me and despise me.
"We shall work the case out independently, and leave this fellow Jones to exult over any mare's-nest which he may choose to construct.
you who so lately, when you supposed yourself safe, exulted over my calamity, have now reason to deplore a similar misfortune."
Why, just be glad because you don't--NEED--'EM!" exulted Pollyanna, triumphantly.
"Oh, Nancy!" exulted Pollyanna, giving her a rapturous hug.
He exulted in the possession of himself once more; he realised how much of the delight of the world he had lost when he was absorbed in that madness which they called love; he had had enough of it; he did not want to be in love any more if love was that.
But of men--I have known one man indifferent well for over forty years, have exulted in him (odd to think of it), shuddered at him, wearied of him, been willing (God forgive me) to jog along with him tolerantly long after I have found him out; I know something of men, and, on my soul, boy, I believe I am wronging you.
He suffered and toiled and sweated and bled, and exulted when his naked knuckles smashed home.
His heart warms to him when he can bring forward some example of cruelty or meanness, and he exults like an inquisitor at the auto da fe of an heretic when with some forgotten story he can confound the filial piety of the Rev.
I exulted in the boundless freedom of the design; the open air of that immense scene, where adventure followed adventure with the natural sequence of life, and the days and the nights were not long enough for the events that thronged them, amidst the fields and woods, the streams and hills, the highways and byways, hostelries and hovels, prisons and palaces, which were the setting of that matchless history.