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  • n. exultation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Exultation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Exultation.


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  • There was an exultance about his bearing and a keenness like that of a hunting animal catching the fresh scent of game.

    All Gold Cañon

  • Then the exultance grew to be a sharp pain of desire that ran through his body in a hot river ....

    The Rescue of John Steinbeck

  • To surge with that cold exultance and passion of a sea thing!


  • He wanted to be cold, cold, and alone like a single fish, with no feeling in his heart at all except a certain icy exultance and wild, fish – like rapacity.


  • In the sperm whale, intense is the passion of amorous love, intense is the cold exultance in power, isolate kingship.


  • Then they slipped out again, slipped out of the ocean with a sort of sly exultance.


  • Hardly had I reached it before Rador came hurrying up, in his manner a curious exultance mingled with what in anyone else I would have called a decided nervousness.

    The Moon Pool

  • It was as if a stone had been rolled off them all, and she heard their voice for the first time, deep, wild, with a certain exultance and menace.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • And the roll of that relentless chanting, with its undertone of exultance in power and life, rolled through the air like an invisible dark presence.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • And the silent, rhythmic concentration of this duel in subtlety and rapidity kept the feet softly beating with the drum, the naked body suave and subtle, circling with suave, primitive stealth, then crouching and leaping like a panther, with the spear poised, to a clash of shields, parting again with the crowing yell of defiance and exultance.

    The Plumed Serpent


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