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elated
used in In Cold Blood

4 uses
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Definition
full of happiness and excitement
  • Surveying this harvest of shirts and cigarette lighters, expensive machinery and cheap cuff links, Perry felt elatedly tall-now Mexico, a new chance, a "really living" life.
    2 — Persons Unknown (28% in)
  • His face was flushed, and she could tell that he was elated.
    3 — Answer (5% in)
  • Afterward, as he crossed the darkening courthouse square, pensively scuffing through dry mounds of un-raked leaves, Dewey wondered at his lack of elation.
    3 — Answer (44% in)
  • Receiving an affirmative nod, the prisoner's spiritual adviser stepped into an adjacent room, which was crowded with expectant policemen, and elatedly issued an invitation: "Come on in.
    4 — The Corner (70% in)

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