To better see all uses of the word
The Aeneid
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
The Aeneid
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Thus, while in equal scales their fortune stood The Fury bath’d them in each other’s blood; Then, having fix’d the fight, exulting flies, And bears fulfill’d her promise to the skies.
  • Exulting Turnus, with regardless haste, Ascends the plank, and to the galley pass’d.
  • Exulting in his strength, he seems to dare His absent rival, and to promise war.
  • He springs to fight, exulting in his force His jointed armor rattles in the course.
  • With fury not unlike, nor less disdain, Exulting Turnus flies along the plain: His smoking horses, at their utmost speed, He lashes on, and urges o’er the dead.
  • Exulting in bright arms, he braves the prince: With his protended lance he makes defense; Bears back his feeble foe; then, pressing on, Arrests his better hand, and drags him down; Stands o’er the prostrate wretch, and, as he lay, Vain tales inventing, and prepar’d to pray, Mows off his head: the trunk a moment stood, Then sunk, and roll’d along the sand in blood.

  • There are no more uses of "exult" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • 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

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading