- 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
In the pantheon of Montreal cultural figures, the soulful, self-effacing singer occupies exalted space.
McLaughlin said that Rajneesh’s insistence on exalting himself above all other living spiritual teachers was alien to any Indian religious practice.
There’s chart action right now for songs that exalt women as paragons of virtue.
Fassbinder exalts the exploits of the hidden heroes of daily life.
Its shares have kept up with the stockmarket and its standing is exalted.
The military instills and exalts an ethos of self-reliance.
The film as a statement on black virtue should be celebrated, its examination of black possibility exalted, and its disparate philosophies parsed to the extent the viewer wishes.
In a way, Thomas has a point: This relatively conservative Court has been far behind the rest of the right in exalting the Second Amendment as establishing a fundamental liberty interest in unregulated ownership of weapons.
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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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