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exalt
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
praise, glorify, or honor

or:

fill with extreme happiness
  • I was already deeply interested in his inquiry, for, though it was surrounded by none of the grim and strange features which were associated with the two crimes which I have already recorded, still, the nature of the case and the exalted station of his client gave it a character of its own.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (42% in)
  • X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR The Lord St. Simon marriage, and its curious termination, have long ceased to be a subject of interest in those exalted circles in which the unfortunate bridegroom moves.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (0% in)
  • I started when I saw the name, for it was that of none other than—well, perhaps even to you I had better say no more than that it was a name which is a household word all over the earth—one of the highest, noblest, most exalted names in England.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (11% in)

There are no more uses of "exalt" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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