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exult
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
feel or express extreme happiness or elation
  • "The Miss Reeds could not play as well!" said she exultingly.
    Chapter 10 (90% in)
  • Ere I had finished this reply, my soul began to expand, to exult, with the strangest sense of freedom, of triumph, I ever felt.
    Chapter 4 (77% in)
  • "She treats me like a visitor," thought I. "I little expected such a reception; I anticipated only coldness and stiffness: this is not like what I have heard of the treatment of governesses; but I must not exult too soon."
    Chapter 11 (20% in)
  • And if I had loved him less I should have thought his accent and look of exultation savage; but, sitting by him, roused from the nightmare of parting — called to the paradise of union — I thought only of the bliss given me to drink in so abundant a flow.
    Chapter 23 (87% in)
  • He checked himself in his exultation to demand, "But is there anything the matter, Janet, that you come to meet me at such an hour?
    Chapter 25 (29% in)
  • ...feeling had come like the earthquake which shook the foundations of Paul and Silas's prison; it had opened the doors of the soul's cell and loosed its bands — it had wakened it out of its sleep, whence it sprang trembling, listening, aghast; then vibrated thrice a cry on my startled ear, and in my quaking heart and through my spirit, which neither feared nor shook, but exulted as if in joy over the success of one effort it had been privileged to make, independent of the cumbrous body.
    Chapter 36 (12% in)

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