- 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
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.
The women would frequently whisper a few words of prayer in halting Arabic exalting the role of mothers in Islam while pressing the infants to their chests.
Their release should not be exalted it should be expected.
Saquon Barkley and Josh Allen, which would have been hated by some and exalted by others, might have worked.
He is portrayed in the artwork as exalted in heaven - but also with nail prints in his hands - to remember the suffering of the crucifixion.
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.
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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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