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exalt
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Babbitt
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  • 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!"

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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

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