- rousing and exalting the imagination
- —George Eliot
Examples of exalt in a Sentence
His behavior has exalted the power and prestige of his office.
The essay exalts the simple beauty of the country.
We exalt thee, O Lord.
He shamelessly exalts his own role in the peace process.
Recent Examples of exalt from the Web
The Goldwater rule exalts the doctor-patient relationship.
But the Pope only uses the word populist in a narrow connotation, to refer to right-wing movements that exalt ethnic nationalism while portraying immigrants and elites as hostile alien forces.
Every year, Memorial Day tempts us into believing that the best way to honor the fallen is to exalt their triumphs while whitewashing everything that led to their sacrifice.
Were a black man from Senegal to open a classic French restaurant in Portland, would he be taunted for exalting his colonial masters?
The restaurant empire, founded by chef David Chang, has been exalted by critics and beloved by diners since Momofuku Noodle Bar began it all in NYC’s East Village in 2004.
Why are the techniques behind French food exalted, but the equally intensive labor of Mexican or Chinese cuisine undervalued?
Killing Eve doesn’t revel in the gore of its assassin’s exploits like other shows that exalt their murderous protagonists.
Your work feels like surreal snapshots of a Lynchian dreamworld—a place where American middle class suburbia is kind of exalted into this exotic realm.
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EXALT Defined for English Language Learners
: to raise (someone or something) to a higher level
: to praise (someone or something) highly
: to present (something) in a way that is very favorable or too favorable
EXALT Defined for Kids
- The king exalted his loyal servant to a councillor.
- … these young Cratchits danced about the table, and exalted Master Peter Cratchit to the skies …
- —Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
- virulence exalted by addition of mucin to a bacterial culture
- exalt a virus by repeated rapid passage through susceptible hosts
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