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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: exulter, from Latin exsultare, from saltare 'to jump'

exult

verb
     
ex‧ult [intransitive and transitive]
formal to show that you are very happy and proud, especially because you have succeeded in doing something
exult at/in/over
She exulted in her new discovery.
'We made the front page!' Jos exulted.
exultation noun [uncountable]
a sense of exultation

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