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elation

i lay shuhn

  • n  an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
  • n  a feeling of joy and pride

  • This slightly manic release of tension and elation wasn't surprising.
  • The elation on the face of Asif Ali Zardari was not hard to explain.
  • After eight days on the run, he was united last week with the exiled Dalai Lama--to the elation of those who support Tibet's freedom.
News & Articles

  • Hoosiers end FSU season, head to College World Series
    By Ira Schoffel | Democrat sports editor | @IraSchoffel on Twitter -- In the end, there were hugs and tears outside both dugouts. For the Indiana University baseball team, there was the elation that comes with clinching the school's first berth in the College World Series.
    June 10, 2013 - Tallahassee Democrat
  • Serena tops Sharapova to claim second French Open title
    Eager to repeat the elation of 2002, and motivated by the disappointment of 2012, Serena Williams used terrific defense and her usual powerful hitting in Saturday's final, closing with a crescendo of aces — three in the last game — for a 6-4, 6-4 victory over defending champion Maria Sharapova to collect a second Roland Garros title and 16th major trophy overall.
    June 9, 2013 - The MetroWest Daily News
  • Dominant Serena Williams ends French Open title drought
    Eager to repeat the elation of 2002, and motivated by the disappointment of 2012, Williams used terrific defense and her usual powerful hitting in Saturday's final, closing with a crescendo of aces <0x2014> three in the last game <0x2014> for a 6-4, 6-4 victory over defending champion Maria Sharapova to collect a second Roland Garros title and 16th major trophy overall.
    June 8, 2013 - The Florida Times-Union
Quotes

  • Phil Jackson in Washington Post
    I kind of anticipated this was going to be a back-and-forth series like this,he said. "It's a lot of teeter-totter here, despair and elation."
  • Chris Iannetta in TSN
    We didn't need a home run right there, but that was awesome,Iannetta said. "When we saw it went over the fence it was complete elation, we were excited."

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