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elated
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
full of happiness and excitement
  • While Mr. Brooke was sealing this letter, he felt elated with an influx of dim projects:—a young man capable of putting ideas into form, the "Pioneer" purchased to clear the pathway for a new candidate, documents utilized—who knew what might come of it all?
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (70% in)
  • Those young men had not a notion of French, and could speak on no subject with striking knowledge, except perhaps the dyeing and carrying trades, which of course they were ashamed to mention; they were Middlemarch gentry, elated with their silver-headed whips and satin stocks, but embarrassed in their manners, and timidly jocose: even Fred was above them, having at least the accent and manner of a university man.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (43% in)
  • Was it his successful onset which had elated him, or the satisfaction of helping Mary's father?
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (25% in)
  • Caleb was so elated with his hope of this "neat turn" being given to things, that if his self-control had not been braced by a little affectionate wifely scolding, he would have betrayed everything to Mary, wanting "to give the child comfort."
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (58% in)

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