Examples of elate in a Sentence
The discovery has elated researchers.
the winning of the state basketball championship elated the whole town
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So when a Filipino church came forward and bought the deteriorating collection of Victorian-style buildings last week, local officials were elated the village would be saved from rotting away.
After working so hard to shed my own skin from top to bottom, I was elated to look like myself.
Audi fans should be elated that Ingolstadt, despite financial setbacks caused by the Volkswagen diesel scandal, can justify a five-cylinder engine used only in two low-sales-volume cars.
Back in 2011, they were elated just to sign a restricted free agent like DeAndre Jordan to an offer sheet.
But after Kvitova held serve to extend her lead to 3-1, Williams roared back, winning the next five games and elating the largely pro-Venus crowd at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
And the same factors that turned many smug Democrats into depressives in November have elated many Republicans.
Spanish River coach Doug Horn was elated with the school’s first sweep in his four years with the program.
Besides elating the National Peanut Board, the jars can stay on a food-bank shelf for a long time without going rancid — New Mexico State specifically says no expired items can be donated.
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