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used in Heart of Darkness

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elevate with praise, glorify, or honor


fill with sublime emotion
  • Or you may be such a thunderingly exalted creature as to be altogether deaf and blind to anything but heavenly sights and sounds.
    Chapter 2 (78% in)
exalted = elevated (or lofty or above others)
  • He was speedily reassured, and with a large, white, rascally grin, and a glance at his charge, seemed to take me into partnership in his exalted trust.
    Chapter 1 (46% in)
  • The point was in his being a gifted creature, and that of all his gifts the one that stood out pre-eminently, that carried with it a sense of real presence, was his ability to talk, his words—the gift of expression, the bewildering, the illuminating, the most exalted and the most contemptible, the pulsating stream of light, or the deceitful flow from the heart of an impenetrable darkness.
    Chapter 2 (69% in)
  • 'You don't talk with that man—you listen to him,' he exclaimed with severe exaltation.
    Chapter 2 (96% in)
  • I had, even like the niggers, to invoke him—himself his own exalted and incredible degradation.
    Chapter 3 (51% in)

There are no more uses of "exalt" in Heart of Darkness.

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