Definition of exalt
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
YONGIN, South Korea (AP) — One of South Korea’s hottest YouTube stars is a 70-year-old grandmother whose cool, undaunted style and hilarity are a breath of fresh air in a social media universe that exalts youth and perfect looks.
Writer-director Sofia Coppola has produced a small-scale movie that exalts old-fashioned movie-making qualities, yielding a refreshingly understated alternative to a sea of summer blockbusters.
BEIJING—Since Chairman Mao’s days, China’s most-powerful leaders have been exalted as its greatest thinkers.
Women are within men and vice versa, sexes are interspersed, races commingle, ordinariness is exalted through it all.
At one point, Chapman rallied the troops to exalt in their allegiance to freedom in something like a racist garage sale reenactment of Braveheart.
Is the Best Kind of Adaptation—Sophie Gilbert exalts the new Netflix show, which remains true to the spirit of the beloved L.M. Montgomery novel, but also reads between the lines.
The style coexisted with the bodycon look: form-fitting attire of stretch material, like the bandage dresses of Azzedine Alaïa, that exalted the statuesque bodies of the era’s supermodels.
Much like the original Surfaces highlighted Windows 8, and the gorgeous Surface Studio exists to exalt Windows 10’s inking chops, this new Surface Laptop is Windows 10 S’s paragon.
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EXALT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exalt 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
Definition of exalt for Students
1 : to raise to a higher level The king exalted his loyal servant to a councillor.
2 : to praise highly … these young Cratchits danced about the table, and exalted Master Peter Cratchit to the skies … — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
Medical Definition of exalt
: to cause (virulence) to increase virulence exalted by addition of mucin to a bacterial culture; also : to increase the virulence of exalt a virus by repeated rapid passage through susceptible hosts
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