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exult
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
feel or express extreme happiness or elation
  • "I can guess what his business is, however," said Mrs. Jennings exultingly.
    Chapter 13 (49% in)
  • Charlotte laughed heartily to think that her husband could not get rid of her; and exultingly said, she did not care how cross he was to her, as they must live together.
    Chapter 20 (29% in)
  • "Not in the stage, I assure you," replied Miss Steele, with quick exultation; "we came post all the way, and had a very smart beau to attend us.
    Chapter 32 (81% in)
  • Lucy was all exultation on being so honorably distinguished; and Miss Steele wanted only to be teazed about Dr. Davies to be perfectly happy.
    Chapter 34 (51% in)
  • — This person's suspicions, therefore, I have had to oppose, by endeavouring to appear indifferent where I have been most deeply interested;—and it has not been only once;—I have had her hopes and exultation to listen to again and again.
    Chapter 37 (55% in)
  • I owe such a grudge to myself for the stupid, rascally folly of my own heart, that all my past sufferings under it are only triumph and exultation to me now.
    Chapter 44 (50% in)

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