exult exult  /ɪɡ ˈzəlt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) feel extreme happiness or elation
  2. (v) to express great joy

Usage(s):

  • At last, the company CEO exulted, somebody was jumping in and demanding that consumers pay for a product that has been given away for nothing on the Web.

News

  • Minnesota gay rights activists exult; opponents say fight continues

    Gay rights activists in Minnesota exulted Wednesday that a U.S. Supreme Court decision means gay and lesbian couples here will have full marriage rights under state and federal laws — less than eight months after the state was on the verge of banning same-sex marriage.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "As we experience the joy of this festival, we should abandon the language of violence and hatred and exult in the universal language of love, peace and brotherhood," Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Manny is our fighter now; I'd feel good if he wins," Arum said. "It has nothing to do with history. I'd still exult if Oscar is knocked out. I wouldn't feel bad at all, because it's my guy ending the era."
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Bob Arum Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I don't exult in their difficulties," McNerney told reporters after the annual meeting.
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Jim McNerney Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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