From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexultex‧ult /ɪɡˈzʌlt/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalHAPPY to show that you are very happy and proud, especially because you have succeeded in doing somethingexult at/in/over 🔊 She exulted in her new discovery. 🔊 ‘We made the front page!’ Jos exulted. —exultation /ˌeɡzʌlˈteɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 a sense of exultation→ See Verb table
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exult• "It was a great day, " Martinexulted.• Sorry, Charlie, she exulted.• He exulted and from the pocket of his long robewithdrew a self-powered Atomo bulb that filled the room with pearlylight.• So we find him circling for months around the insoluble problem of Kee, exulting and then despairing, then exulting again.• Inwardly she exulted, for she knew they had won.• I have been very happy in my work, and I have exulted in my play.• I threw myself into my work as never before, exulting in the freedom and protection it gave me.• But she knew it couldn't and so she relaxed, exulting in the magic freedom of now.• Sedgewarblerssangexulting in the willowscrub.exult at/in/over• He gazed for a long time at the Prime Minister's emptychair, exulting in his own immensepower.• I have been very happy in my work, and I have exulted in my play.• He exulted in the communion of blood and water.• I threw myself into my work as never before, exulting in the freedom and protection it gave me.• But she knew it couldn't and so she relaxed, exulting in the magic freedom of now.• Sedge warblers sang exulting in the willow scrub.