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  • ...she felt relieved and elated that she had not been caught.   (source)
    elated = a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • I suffered the spasms of pain my uncle suffered, and these alternated with feelings of elation and power.   (source)
    elation = happiness and excitement
  • Suddenly there was the old sense of terrified elation, of wanting to laugh and cry together when he saw the innocents of the earth wandering the snowy streets the day before Christmas among all the tired men and women whose faces were dirty with guilt, unwashed of sin, and...   (source)
  • They were so elated by their own hospitality, and by all the goodies waiting inside, that they did not take a good look at their guests while they sang.   (source)
    elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • someone was saying in a bored voice from the front desk, and whatever elation I was experiencing screeched to a halt.   (source)
    elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
  • Yossarian thumbed his nose at Major Danby and laughed with smug elation.   (source)
    elation = high-spirited delight
  • The rally had been a wild success. ... He was elated.   (source)
    elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • They both seem relieved . . . elated.   (source)
    elated = having a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • He was beginning to feel an elation in him, like a bubble blowing up in his chest.   (source)
    elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
  • He was elated when she told him the news,   (source)
    elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • The Director's threats had actually elated him, made him feel larger than life.   (source)
    elated = made to feel happy and excited
  • In all hunting I have had an elation and no feeling of wrong.   (source)
    elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
  • One feeling they did seem to share, however, was a curious kind of elated community spirit, something like that of the Londoners after their blitz -- a pride in the way they and their fellow-survivors had stood up to a dreadful ordeal.   (source)
    elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • He walked over the snow, feeling giddy and elated.   (source)
  • When he hung up I went out into the garden and could hardly keep the elation out of my voice as I said to my mother, "Tony Becker just called me."   (source)
    elation = happiness and excitement
  • A feeling of extraordinary elation took the place of my anger   (source)
    elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
  • I was greatly elated with my new command, and pleased with the bright, sunshiny weather   (source)
    elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • The Lord Marshal Agamemnon, elated at the sight, said to Idomeneus in the warmest tones:   (source)
  • The mood in the car was heavy, and at first I regretted having suggested the diversion, but the moment Dad saw the falls he was transformed, elated.†   (source)
  • Liesel sat on cold clean sheets, ashamed, elated.†   (source)
  • I looked down at the Copper Key in my hand and felt overcome with wonder and elation.†   (source)
  • He was elated to be there.†   (source)
  • Below, the guards began pursuing the elated POWs, trying to force them back into the barracks.†   (source)
  • He's exhausted, but also elated, filled with a strange aching happiness.†   (source)
  • A sense of elation.†   (source)
  • Ye faced all these changes with equanimity, showing no sign of excitement or elation.†   (source)
  • From a glance at Helena, I could sense her elation.†   (source)
  • They made an appointment for the following week, and Lilian hung up, feeling strangely elated.†   (source)
  • Kenneth was elated.†   (source)
  • I was elated to be on speaking terms with a tiger.†   (source)
  • In my elation at the photo shoot today, I forgot to mention that today June 19th was my deceased mom's birthday.†   (source)
  • And we needed that money so badly at the time, the whole family was elated.†   (source)
  • Picking up the golden egg and his Firebolt, feeling more elated than he would have believed possible an hour ago, Harry ducked out of the tent, Ron by his side, talking fast.†   (source)
  • Having said all that, Williams seemed strangely elated.†   (source)
  • I was elated!†   (source)
  • Then I was elated.†   (source)
  • That same elation crashing out of him.†   (source)
  • The cold was shocking, but I was elated to feel anything other than the hollow's tongue wrapping around my throat.†   (source)
  • Even so, I was at once in a panic, much more so than Rose, who seemed rather elated by her action.†   (source)
  • I was elated, and I wasn't budging.†   (source)
  • Mae's eyes were suddenly wet, and she wiped them, feeling silly and elated and confused.†   (source)
  • He sat beside me and I could see him changing— from nervousness to depression, from fear to elation.†   (source)
  • Tiredness had made him superficially elated and forthcoming.†   (source)
  • Buckley was elated.†   (source)
  • Instead of disappointed, I felt elated, warmed by his smile and his words: "I know who you are!" he said with a glint in his eye.†   (source)
  • She felt curiously elated.†   (source)
  • But as I watched Du Hai, my elation suddenly evaporated.†   (source)
  • But the truth was that killing her made him sad—elated and sad all at once, as he had been with the wolf-killed doe.†   (source)
  • I'm not saying I was elated or anything like that.†   (source)
  • But inwardly I was almost drunk at the lift in his mood—the same flood of elation I'd felt as a small child when the silences broke, when his footsteps grew light again and you heard him laughing at something, humming at the shaving mirror.†   (source)
  • I was gleeful at first—secretly elated.†   (source)
  • Elated, he ran back to the house whooping, bringing new life to their preparations.†   (source)
  • Jessica seemed elated by the attention, and her friends quickly joined us.†   (source)
  • Rather than feeling concerned about the warning he had given me, I felt elated that he had spoken with me for so long.†   (source)
  • That night in his laundry room when I thought for a brief moment that we could finally be together, I had never felt so elated.†   (source)
  • He shakes his head in a daze, as astonished as they are, elation still welling inside him.†   (source)
  • Both of us are elated we made it in one piece, and without being caught.†   (source)
  • As I walked back through the town, past sleeping houses and dark inns, my mood swung from elation to doubt in the space of three brief breaths.†   (source)
  • He found that he felt neither elation nor anger.†   (source)
  • Elation rasped in our throats.†   (source)
  • Our elation was not dampened a bit when Colleen told us Marley was the only one up for the part.†   (source)
  • Such readers respond first of all, and sometimes only, to their reading on an emotional level; the work affects them, producing joy or revulsion, laughter or tears, anxiety or elation.†   (source)
  • "And you were perfectly right," said her mother, quite elated now.†   (source)
  • I was elated.†   (source)
  • There's a rush of elation, tempered with something else: a nameless dread.†   (source)
  • Josh whispered, elated.†   (source)
  • I felt a moment of relief, even elation—none of them were my brother.†   (source)
  • That week, Mama and Dede came back elated from their weekly trip.†   (source)
  • I felt so many different things right then: elation at my father's strange expression of tenderness, and despair for his defeat.†   (source)
  • I'm telling you, when you've been in a hostile, foreign environment for a while with no one to whom you can explain anything, being rescued by your own kind-tough, confident, organized guys, professional, hard-trained, armed to the teeth, ready for anything, bursting with friendship-well, it's a feeling of the highest possible elation.†   (source)
  • He was so elated that his celebratory dance drew a yellow card.†   (source)
  • We were tired but elated.†   (source)
  • As elated as a rabbit when it finds it can still terrify a frog.†   (source)
  • Once again, they were two children running, hugging, laughing, falling to the ground and rolling over and over, crashing against the pebbles, murmuring each other's names, elated to be back together.†   (source)
  • The next day, however, when they sighted the cliffs of Caracoli, his fever had disappeared and his spirits were elated, because in the marasmus of the sedatives he had resolved once and for all that he did not give a damn about the brilliant future of the telegraph and that he would take this very same boat back to his old Street of Windows.†   (source)
  • Coca-Cola executives were elated.†   (source)
  • Was this some kind of end-of-the-world elation?†   (source)
  • The concept felt alien, like she was learning the customs of a foreign land, and it left her feeling strangely elated and wary at exactly the same time.†   (source)
  • Surveying this harvest of shirts and cigarette lighters, expensive machinery and cheap cuff links, Perry felt elatedly tall-now Mexico, a new chance, a "really living" life.†   (source)
  • Now, with the crisis successfully defused, John Fitzgerald Kennedy is elated.†   (source)
  • Kiswana was elated and she cooed at the baby, "Hear that, sweetie?†   (source)
  • Full of elation and confidence, all his terrors forgotten, Hazel crawled over to Pipkin and together they slipped into the undergrowth.†   (source)
  • Chicken was still elated.†   (source)
  • Every time a random woman with a few missing teeth gave me a bar of deodorant soap I swung wildly from elation to despair at the loss of my life as I knew it.†   (source)
  • With a look of wide-eyed elation and pride, she blurted, "I know who Kathy Kogut's lover was."†   (source)
  • Then she took up her journey, comforted and strangely elated.†   (source)
  • Annie had come back elated and told Grace that Tom Booker had agreed to come and see Pilgrim the following morning.†   (source)
  • Her earlier elation has evaporated, and she's jittery, the way she is before a battle she thinks she won't win.†   (source)
  • I was both elated and wary of her enthusiasm What was in this for her?†   (source)
  • The demon appeared elated, his dark, rough-hewn face stretching to an exultant grin as he staggered forward on his cane, one arm held wide as though to embrace them all.†   (source)
  • By the time the storm broke, evening was upon them and Tyrion Lannister was soaked through to the smallclothes, yet somehow he felt elated ...and even more so later, when he found a drunken Jorah Mormont in a pool of vomit in their cabin.†   (source)
  • He was elated.†   (source)
  • Just as he had shown no signs of despair when prospects looked bleak, he now showed no elation in what he wrote or in his outward manner or comments.†   (source)
  • Ed Blankenburger, who'd stood beside him, had been elated: Surely this barrage would all but obliterate the enemy.†   (source)
  • I can feel the elated expression falling off my face like jelly.†   (source)
  • Vladimir— I was both elated and disappointed to receive another letter from you.†   (source)
  • She was jubilant and I was elated, believing that her status would rise in her husband's home.†   (source)
  • I am so excited and elated, and everything wonderful and happy!†   (source)
  • Then he dropped his right knee into the mud, and I knew what was coming, and I must admit to both elation and revulsion.†   (source)
  • A sense of elation filled him; he had found one concrete lie!†   (source)
  • Both men now felt elated and inwardly certain of their discovery.†   (source)
  • Another thought tempered her elation.†   (source)
  • Zalachenko suddenly felt elated and would have burst out laughing had he not been so trussed up.†   (source)
  • There was no triumph in his face, no elation, only the still intensity of contemplating a vision with a bitter wonder that was almost fear.†   (source)
  • They were so elated that they stripped down to their underwear and began to change on the spot.†   (source)
  • He watched as Kessell, like some elated little boy, scurried away.†   (source)
  • Many were elated just to be without the chains and began turning somersaults, back flips, and other gymnastics commonly performed at tribal festivals and celebrations.†   (source)
  • Besides, he was already elated with the chasing.†   (source)
  • Petra switched straight from distress to elation.†   (source)
  • A surge of something went through Clary—a sense of buzzing elation.†   (source)
  • Even though he'd drunk nothing but water with his meal, he started to get that elated feeling that alcohol used to give him.†   (source)
  • They had laughed at my jokes at the beginning of the speech, but their laughter was co Joyless and forced that it depressed rather than elated me.†   (source)
  • It is said that men condemned to death are subject to sudden moments of elation; as if, like moths in the fire, their destmction were coincidental with attainment.†   (source)
  • The elation of finally being alone was total.†   (source)
  • She said the autumn never failed to amaze her; to elate.†   (source)
  • I was so elated by the realization that I had not only located a pair of wolves, but by an incredible stroke of fortune had found their den as well, that I forgot all caution and ran to a nearby knoll in order to gain a better view of the den mouth.†   (source)
  • There were cans of beer from a boardwalk bar and of course this helped perpetuate my euphoria; even when Sophie and Nathan told me goodby—Sophie looking wan and unhappy and saying she felt a little sick—and abruptly left, I kept afloat on a high cloud of elation.†   (source)
  • During the preparations, while the site was bought and cleared, and a contractor engaged to fmd men and material, he spent his time with Kenny, and what they discussed I do not know, but sometimes he came home elated and sometimes he was morose and dejected; and it was clear enough that the many delays they encountered irked his spirit beyond the telling.†   (source)
  • The door opened as Stormgren walked towards it, feeling nildly elated by his small victory.†   (source)
  • Can you tell me why strange feelings now come over me, dampening my strongest moments, weakening me and casting me down when I should be elated, when I should be filled with joy?†   (source)
  • He was later to work than he'd been in months, and strange to say, it gave him a kind of satisfaction, almost elation.†   (source)
  • But there was no time for elation.†   (source)
  • Lena felt elated — so strong and happy she could pick forever.†   (source)
  • These vast expanses gave him a feeling of freedom and elation.†   (source)
  • Her anger passed like a remote flare of elation.†   (source)
  • For every elation.†   (source)
  • He was in a mood of elation, a fine romantic mood, and things like bad food, or sagging mattresses were quite unimportant to him.†   (source)
  • We had ... the feeling of elation that comes after a good bullfight.   (source)
    elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
  • He acted very elated now.   (source)
    elated = excited and happy
  • In April the winter ceased abruptly. ... Without elation, without an interval of moist glory, the cold was gone.   (source)
    elation = feeling of happiness and excitement
  • Harry walked on, feeling quietly elated.†   (source)
  • I should have been elated, but I remembered Hearthstone's frantic signs: Too dangerous.†   (source)
  • I was so elated by the possibility of seeing May and my parents, I couldn't contain my enthusiasm.†   (source)
  • He felt elated, something that had certainly never happened before in this dungeon.†   (source)
  • I was elated when I received America's invitation.†   (source)
  • He didn't know whether to be horrified or elated.†   (source)
  • Naturally, when I finished I was exhausted, but also elated.†   (source)
  • On the contrary, I was elated and urgently wanted to tell my closest friends.†   (source)
  • Karna's elation and anger at the revelation.†   (source)
  • Thomas was elated that it was finally Minho's turn; surely he'd defend him to the end.†   (source)
  • "Gone?" echoed Harry, elation floating out of him, "What do you mean, it's gone?"†   (source)
  • I opened my eyes and he was staring at me with wonder and elation.†   (source)
  • It was a sound of both grief and elation.†   (source)
  • There was no elation in his voice, no emotion of any kind.†   (source)
  • I shouted with elation, and it came out as a screech, echoing through the cavern.†   (source)
  • The POWs were elated; the Japanese were unnerved.†   (source)
  • I realized again that I was alive, this time with gratitude and elation.†   (source)
  • I ask, both chilled and somewhat elated by the possibility.†   (source)
  • Thomas felt his elation wither, and he stepped back and turned toward the Hole.†   (source)
  • I suppose I should have been elated by the news.†   (source)
  • "Lola," she whispered, and could not deny the strange elation she felt.†   (source)
  • Paul saw the return of elation to his opponent, wondered at it.†   (source)
  • They must see that I share their elation.†   (source)
  • Thomas couldn't help feeling a shot of pure elation at the thought.†   (source)
  • I wish it," Feyd-Rautha said, and Paul saw the elation on the man's face.†   (source)
  • Memory of the unsolved problem with Stilgar cooled some of Paul's elation.†   (source)
  • Finding his former swordmaster filled him with elation.†   (source)
  • The sound filled Feyd-Rautha with elation.†   (source)
  • It was ridiculous that I should be so elated because a vampire knew my name.†   (source)
  • For one elated moment, Reyna thought it was a sign from Bellona.†   (source)
  • I thought for sure Henri would be elated today as the second person in the Selection to get a kiss.†   (source)
  • Elation surged within him as he hurried to the tunnel's mouth.†   (source)
  • After it ended, she found out she was pregnant with me, and she was elated.†   (source)
  • Melanie's exultant voice was loud, a silent shriek of elation.†   (source)
  • As elated as I was, I sensed that my freedom was a hollow victory.†   (source)
  • Eragon understood, and elation filled him.†   (source)
  • She began to wonder whether he was elated or crushed.†   (source)
  • He did not know whether to be elated or terrified.†   (source)
  • Elated, Eragon sprang up and ran over to meet them.†   (source)
  • The sort of thought that makes you feel dizzy and elated, like a fairground ride.†   (source)
  • Mazen punctures my elation as quickly as it had ballooned.†   (source)
  • In his old fighter's heart fluttered a sense of elation he had not felt for years.†   (source)
  • The elation of scoring two runs in the top of the inning was quickly subdued.†   (source)
  • His face was flushed, and she could tell that he was elated.†   (source)
  • He hefts it in his hand, nervous but elated, knowing how he will make use of it tonight.†   (source)
  • He hustled, pulled, shoved, half carried this fever, this elation, unstruggling friend.†   (source)
  • I felt so elated, my lifelong quest no longer seemed that important.†   (source)
  • I remember my exhausted elation when I first held Josh and Kristen in my arms.†   (source)
  • However it had happened, Jason was elated to see their old friend in action once more.†   (source)
  • But the business of government is business,' he remembered alertly, and continued with elation.†   (source)
  • Making good time on the road was in itself reason for elation.†   (source)
  • Joe Rosenthal arrived with his wife, Lee, and their two small children, feeling elated.†   (source)
  • He felt wildly elated, and using his elbows made an effort to push through to him.†   (source)
  • He greeted everyone in his wide circle with blushing elation.†   (source)
  • In a macabre way, I'd think you'd be elated.†   (source)
  • A chastened man, an older man, he remembered: All summer, to begin with, he felt elated.†   (source)
  • Both he and she alternated between elation and a wariness born of too many battles.†   (source)
  • 'For how long?' mocked the profane old man with a gleam of malicious elation.†   (source)
  • Soon the autograph seekers and the well-wishers, startled but elated by his presence, surround him.†   (source)
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