exult

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French exulter, from Latin exsultō, frequentative of exsiliō (jump up), from ex- + saliō (jump, leap).

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exult (third-person singular simple present exults, present participle exulting, simple past and past participle exulted)

  1. (intransitive) To rejoice; to be very happy, especially in triumph.

Usage notes[edit]

Do not confuse exult (rejoice) (intransitive) with exalt (praise) (transitive).

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