exultant


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Synonyms for exultant

Synonyms for exultant

feeling or expressing an uplifting joy over a success or victory

Synonyms for exultant

joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

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Why, I'll be--" and the rest was lost in muffled, but exultant, cries.
Raffles seemed less amazed at the result than I had been as a puzzled witness of the process; on the other hand, I had never seen anything quite so exultant as the smile that broke through his blackened countenance like a light.
The Song of Deborah and Barak" praises Jael for the memorable service she had rendered, in an exultant strain:
It was tea-time, and he knew that a lot of men would be having tea in the basement of the Medical School: those who had passed the examination would be exultant, those who disliked him would look at him with satisfaction, and the poor devils who had failed would sympathise with him in order to receive sympathy.
Tarzan had no sooner entered the jungle than he took to the trees, and it was with a feeling of exultant freedom that he swung once more through the forest branches.
The spectators' cries were redoubled, and became more exultant and triumphant every moment.
Williamson, the ex-clergyman, bowed to us with mock politeness, and the bully, Woodley, advanced with a shout of brutal and exultant laughter.
But she was made exultant by having her chin pinched and her cheek kissed by Mr.
It was brought to her, and she unfolded it with trembling, exultant hands, and when she had made sure that it was still of virgin fairness her old arms went round it adoringly, and upon her face there was the ineffable mysterious glow of motherhood.
All three escaped me, and ran out of the house into the garden, where they plunged about in the snow, shouting and screaming in exultant glee.
They were as exultant over the success of their simple handiwork as any great captain at astonishing victory.
At this moment, it was tingling through him, exultant, and live as quicksilver, whispering, "In July you will be in England.
One moment Alleyne saw the galley's poop crowded with rushing figures, waving arms, exultant faces; the next it was a blood-smeared shambles, with bodies piled three deep upon each other, the living cowering behind the dead to shelter themselves from that sudden storm-blast of death.
But more famous still than the sonnets is the Epithalamion or wedding hymn which he wrote in his lady's honor, and which ever since has been looked on as the most glorious love-song in the English language, so full is it of exultant, worshipful happiness.
Then he slipped back into his garden, half exultant, half repentant.