Examples of exult in a Sentence
“That was the best meal I've ever had!” he exulted.
the winners of the Super Bowl spent the next week exulting in their victory
Recent Examples of exult from the Web
Its fall reconfigured the Syrian battleground: The Saudis and Turks resigned themselves to Assad’s rule, and their rivals exulted in a victory that seemed to justify years of blood and treasure.
The pop-music media, which exults at any opportunity to poke fun at The Artist, made maximum hay out of its slide into obscurity.
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EXULT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exult for English Language Learners
: to feel or show great happiness
: to say (something) in a very excited and happy way
EXULT Defined for Kids
History for exult
When we exult we feel like jumping for joy. At first the English word exult meant “to jump for joy.” Exult came from a Latin word exsultare that meant literally “to jump up.” This word was formed from the prefix ex-, meaning “out,” and the verb saltare, meaning “to jump.”
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