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elated
used in Tom Jones

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full of happiness and excitement
  • The master was so highly elated with these encomiums, that he could not refrain from adding some more of his own.
    Book 12 (30% in)
  • "Surely," says Sophia, "I am born deficient, and have not the senses with which other people are blessed; there must be certainly some sense which can relish the delights of sound and show, which I have not; for surely mankind would not labour so much, nor sacrifice so much for the obtaining, nor would they be so elate and proud with possessing, what appeared to them, as it doth to me, the most insignificant of all trifles."
    Book 17 (37% in)

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