I suppose you’re trying to rub in your exalted social position!
He was also no less an official than Esteemed Leading Knight in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and it was rumored that at the next election he would be a candidate for Exalted Ruler.
He beheld the tower as a temple-spire of the religion of business, a faith passionate, exalted, surpassing common men; and as he clumped down to breakfast he whistled the ballad "Oh, by gee, by gosh, by jingo" as though it were a hymn melancholy and noble.
He was plumply pleased by salutes on the street from unknown small boys; his ears were tickled to ruddy ecstasy by hearing himself called "Colonel;" and if he did not attend Sunday School merely to be thus exalted, certainly he thought about it all the way there.
Of course I’m not accustomed to associating with society people like you, so I don’t know how to act in such exalted circles!"
There are no more uses of "exalt" in the book.
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I’m looking for a small liberal-arts college that exalts the undergraduate experience.
looking for a community that does not exalt materialism