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exalt

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Definition praise, glorify, or honor

or:

fill with extreme happiness
  • I'm looking for a small liberal-arts college that exalts the undergraduate experience.
exalts = prizes, honors, or glorifies
  • looking for a community that does not exalt materialism
  • a libertarian who exalts liberty
  • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry.
    Bertrand Russell
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The philosophical theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas sought to do justice to the natural knowledge of God while at the same time exalting the revealed knowledge in the gospel, and it wove the disparate parts of the tradition into a unified whole.
    Christianity - MSN Encarta  --  http://encarta.msn.com/text_761576315___0/Christianity.html (retrieved 05/21/06)
  • exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser
  • It has never been my weakness to exalt the flesh—far from it; but there is enough of the artist in me to appreciate its wonder.
    London, Jack  --  The Sea Wolf
  • For perhaps five seconds exaltation made him careless, and he stepped out on to the pavement without so much as a preliminary glance through the window.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • exaltation = extreme happiness
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • His goal is light, goodness and its preservation, and he knows the exaltation of the blessed whose intelligence, sharpened by minute examinations of enormous tracts, is finally called upon to face what may be a bloody fight with the Fiend himself.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • exaltation = extreme happiness
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I stayed late that night, Gatsby asked me to wait until he was free, and I lingered in the garden until the inevitable swimming party had run up, chilled and exalted, from the black beach, until the lights were extinguished in the guest-rooms overhead.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • exalted = filled with happiness
  • I have a dream today! I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, and every hill and mountain shall be...
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  I Have a Dream
  • exalted = elevated with praise, glorify, or honor
  • Or you may be such a thunderingly exalted creature as to be altogether deaf and blind to anything but heavenly sights and sounds.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • exalted = elevated (or lofty or above others)
  • Therefore let your soul exalt your reason to the height of passion, that it may sing; And let it direct your passion with reason, that...
    Kahlil Gibran  --  The Prophet
  • exalt = fill with sublime emotion
  • It is that Gotama, the exalted one, who is spreading that teachings.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • exalted = elevated (praised and honored)
  • The chariots of the exalted one are so near!
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • exalted = glorified (noble)
  • HALE, with rising exaltation: You are God's instrument put in our hands to discover the Devil's agents among us.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • exaltation = elevation of spirit
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The exaltation, the lunatic enthusiasm, was still in his face.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • exaltation = extreme happiness from praising or glorifying
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Moreover it was filled with a sort of exaltation, a lunatic intensity.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • exaltation = extreme happiness from praising or glorifying
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • ...most men like to have a secret to tell which may exalt their own importance ...
    Dickens, Charles  --  Barnaby Rudge - A Tale Of The Riots Of 'Eighty

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