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elated
used in Moby Dick

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full of happiness and excitement
  • Indeed, many are the Nantucket ships in which you will see the skipper parading his quarter-deck with an elated grandeur not surpassed in any military navy; nay, extorting almost as much outward homage as if he wore the imperial purple, and not the shabbiest of pilot-cloth.
    Chapters 31-33 -- Queen Mab; Cetology; The Specksnyder (93% in)
  • Now, with elated step, they pace the planks in twos and threes, and humorously discourse of parlors, sofas, carpets, and fine cambrics; propose to mat the deck; think of having hanging to the top; object not to taking tea by moonlight on the piazza of the forecastle.
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (24% in)

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