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Definition of "exult" []

  • To rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant. (verb-intransitive)
  • Obsolete To leap upward, especially for joy. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "exult" in a sentence
  • "Indeed, indeed, dearest Mrs. Martin, you may 'exult' for me -- and this though it should all end here and now."
  • "Indeed, indeed, dearest Mrs. Martin, you may 'exult' for me ” and this though it should all end here and now."
  • "At various times, the psalmists exult in an almost giddy joy, teeter on the edge of despair, question God's action and rail angrily at the universe."