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  • "You bet!" exulted Orville Jones.
  • He wished to be by himself and exult over the beauty of intimacy with William Washington Eathorne.
  • She was a crusader and, like every crusader, she exulted in the opportunity to be vicious in the name of virtue.
  • "Of course Paul isn’t altogether to blame, but this is what comes of his chasing after other women instead of bearing his cross in a Christian way," she exulted.
  • II Though he exulted, and made sage speculations about locomotive horse-power, as their train climbed the Maine mountain-ridge and from the summit he looked down the shining way among the pines; though he remarked, "Well, by golly!" when he discovered that the station at Katadumcook, the end of the line, was an aged freight-car; Babbitt’s moment of impassioned release came when they sat on a tiny wharf on Lake Sunasquam, awaiting the launch from the hotel.
  • I’ve dreamed of her all these years and now I’ve found her!" he exulted.

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  • While she enjoyed the endless coverage and exultation of Amy Elliott Dunne.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • It was wild and exulting, like a hawk’s shrill cry.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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