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exult
used in Of Human Bondage

12 uses
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Definition
feel or express extreme happiness or elation
  • He knew what was coming and was dreadfully frightened, but in his fright there was a certain exultation.
    11-12 — Chapters 11-12 (83% in)
  • He could not conceal his exultation.
    21-22 — Chapters 21-22 (41% in)
  • His school-days were over, and he was free; but the wild exultation to which he had looked forward at that moment was not there.
    21-22 — Chapters 21-22 (69% in)
  • Philip listened with all his ears, and though he felt a little out of it, his heart leaped with exultation.
    39-40 — Chapters 39-40 (99% in)
  • There was a knock at the door, and they all gave a shout of exultation.
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (17% in)
  • He exulted in the possession of himself once more; he realised how much of the delight of the world he had lost when he was absorbed in that madness which they called love; he had had enough of it; he did not want to be in love any more if love was that.
    65-66 — Chapters 65-66 (5% in)
  • ...of the Virgin; there was a Crucifixion in which the painter by some magic of feeling had been able to suggest that the flesh of Christ's dead body was not human flesh only but divine; and there was an Ascension in which the Saviour seemed to surge up towards the empyrean and yet to stand upon the air as steadily as though it were solid ground: the uplifted arms of the Apostles, the sweep of their draperies, their ecstatic gestures, gave an impression of exultation and of holy joy.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (72% in)
  • Though his condition seemed so desperate he never left him to go back to Harrington Street without a feeling of exultation.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (15% in)
  • Philip exulted, as he had exulted in his boyhood when the weight of a belief in God was lifted from his shoulders: it seemed to him that the last burden of responsibility was taken from him; and for the first time he was utterly free.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (87% in)
  • Philip exulted, as he had exulted in his boyhood when the weight of a belief in God was lifted from his shoulders: it seemed to him that the last burden of responsibility was taken from him; and for the first time he was utterly free.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (87% in)
  • It was strange, but he was actually sorry to leave these people whom he thought he had loathed, and when he drove away from the house in Harrington Street it was with no exultation.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (11% in)
  • Two days had passed since he had seen her, and his exultation had not left him for a moment.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (67% in)

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