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  • n. exultance, exultation


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Latin exsultantia.


  • This event he anticipated with a thrill, with the exultancy over change which is common of all life.


  • They were close enough now that I could see Jamie's face, calm and intent, absorbed with the exultancy of battle.

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  • Far beyond elementary school, in the broader southern white culture I grew up in, there was an odd exultancy about Appomattox that had nothing to do with vicarious relief at the end of that brutal war.


  • Alessio watched her go, caught between exultancy and irritation, with a heaped measure of sexual frustration thrown in.

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  • Through the rest of the dinner he was silent, a prey to that dark exultancy, to that uncanny agitation.

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  • First of all men of his breed was he to enter this lone Northland village, and at the thought an exultancy came upon him, an exaltation, and his followers noted that his leg-weariness fell from him and that he insensibly quickened the pace.

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  • Then were to be heard the groans of the wounded and dying; then for the first time the yell of the Doomsmen broke forth, ear-piercing in its exultancy.

    The Doomsman

  • "Oho!" thought Fitzgerald, with malicious exultancy.

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  • But with introspection, this exultancy grew suddenly dim.

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  • He thought he saw in him an exultancy which could only come from his late experiences in the field.

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