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exalt
used in Babbitt

5 uses
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Definition
praise, glorify, or honor

or:

fill with extreme happiness
  • I suppose you're trying to rub in your exalted social position!
    Chapter 1 (89% in)
  • He beheld the tower as a temple-spire of the religion of business, a faith passionate, exalted, surpassing common men; and as he clumped down to breakfast he whistled the ballad "Oh, by gee, by gosh, by jingo" as though it were a hymn melancholy and noble.
    Chapter 1 (99% in)
  • He was also no less an official than Esteemed Leading Knight in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and it was rumored that at the next election he would be a candidate for Exalted Ruler.
    Chapter 5 (29% in)
  • He was plumply pleased by salutes on the street from unknown small boys; his ears were tickled to ruddy ecstasy by hearing himself called "Colonel;" and if he did not attend Sunday School merely to be thus exalted, certainly he thought about it all the way there.
    Chapter 17 (67% in)
  • Of course I'm not accustomed to associating with society people like you, so I don't know how to act in such exalted circles!"
    Chapter 29 (27% in)

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