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Definition of "exulting" []

  • To be joyful or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success; rejoice (verb)
  • To triumph (over); show or take delight in the defeat or discomfiture (of) (verb)
  • Present participle of exult. (verb)

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  • Of or relating to exultation. (adjective)

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