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exulting


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exult  \Ex*ult"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Exulted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Exulting}.]  [L.  exultare  exsultare  exultatum  exsultatum 
  to  leap  vigorously,  to  exult,  intens.  fr  exsilire  to  spring 
  out  or  up  ex  out  +  salire  to  spring,  leap:  cf  F.  exulter. 
  See  {Salient}.] 
  To  be  in  high  spirits;  figuratively,  to  leap  for  joy;  to 
  rejoice  in  triumph  or  exceedingly;  to  triumph;  as  an 
  exulting  heart.  ``An  exulting  countenance.''  --Bancroft. 
 
  The  dumb  shall  sing,  the  lame  his  crutch  forego,  And 
  leap  exulting  like  the  bounding  roe.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exulting  \Ex*ult"ing\,  a. 
  Rejoicing  triumphantly  or  exceedingly;  exultant.  -- 
  {Ex*ult"ing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exulting 
  adj  :  joyful  and  proud  especially  because  of  triumph  or  success; 
  "rejoicing  crowds  filled  the  streets  on  VJ  Day";  "a 
  triumphal  success";  "a  triumphant  shout"  [syn:  {exultant}, 
  {jubilant},  {prideful},  {rejoicing},  {triumphal},  {triumphant}] 




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