Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of exult.
  • adj. Of or relating to exultation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Rejoicing triumphantly or exceedingly; exultant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

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Examples

  • – Well may the listeners caw! well may they wheel round and round in exulting flight.

    Parables From Nature

  • A youthful poet I could recall, who, with a kind of exulting indignation, thought he had discovered a celebrated brother of the lyre appropriating his ewe lamb in a flagrant plagiarism.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • And of course, the darkly comic thing about it is that, less than a year ago, some conservatives were "exulting" over the tea parties, believing they brought needed energy to a movement demoralized by its 2008 shellacking at the polls.

    Spokesman.com: Latest stories

  • “I one morning called upon him, however, and found him infinitely better than I had expected; and, in a kind of exulting style, he exclaimed, ‘Here are some of the best of my prose writings; I have been hard at work since midnight, and I desire you to examine them.’

    The Life of Oliver Goldsmith

  • “I one morning called upon him, however, and found him infinitely better than I had expected; and, in a kind of exulting style, he exclaimed, 'Here are some of the best of my prose writings; I have been hard at work since midnight, and I desire you to examine them.'

    Oliver Goldsmith

  • "I one morning called upon him, however, and found him infinitely better than I had expected; and, in a kind of exulting style, he exclaimed, 'Here are some of the best of my prose writings; _I have been hard at work since midnight, _ and I desire you to examine them.'

    Oliver Goldsmith A Biography

  • What I discovered was a company exulting in creative disorganization, even if the creativity was not always as substantial as hoped for.

    In the Plex

  • The trading of human beings as slaves and chattel was rightly seen as a horror that the ascendant nation could not stomach anymore, and Southern defiance of, and exulting in this cruel practice was indeed a spur.

    Picketts charges

  • Other men, exulting secretly, piled their goods on two-wheeled go-carts and pulled out blithely enough, only to stall at the first spot where the great round boulders invaded the trail.

    CHAPTER I

  • To them it will be inexplicable that this man, with his health and his millions, could not go on living as his class lived, keeping regular hours at desk and stock exchange, driving close contracts, underbidding his competitors, and exulting in the business disasters of his fellows.

    Fomá Gordyéeff

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