exultancy


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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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exultancy

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The act or condition of feeling an uplifting joy over a success or victory:
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Styron says he left his "position as manuscript reader at the McGraw-Hill Book Company with no regrets" and that "when I left the McGraw-Hill Building for the last time I felt the exultancy of a man just released from slavery and ready to set the world on fire" (363).
Nobody can read Innocent Ill's response to Alfonso VIII's victory letter (which was very possibly penned by Archbishop Rodrigo)--with its exultancy in the power of the Lord to humble the arrogance of the strong and to subdue the conceit of the infidels-without appreciating how momentous the news of victory was for the pope and for the Roman curia (2).
Outercourse and intercourse are also included in women's exultancy.