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elated
used in Native Son

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Definition
full of happiness and excitement
  • He walked over the snow, feeling giddy and elated.
    Book Two - Flight (9% in)
elated = had a feeling of happiness and excitement
  • "Lick it," Bigger said, his body tingling with elation.
    Book One - Fear (39% in)
  • His fingers felt the soft curves of her body and he was still, looking at her, enveloped in a sense of physical elation.
    Book One - Fear (86% in)
  • Elation filled him.
    Book Two - Flight (6% in)
  • Maybe the confused promptings, the excitement, the tingling, the elation"maybe they were false lights that led nowhere.
    Book Three - Fate (2% in)
  • It was more important to him to find out what this new tingling, this new elation, this new excitement meant.
    Book Three - Fate (55% in)
  • These bright colors may fill our hearts with elation, but to many they are daily taunts.
    Book Three - Fate (76% in)
  • He was impelled toward murder as much through the thirst for excitement, exultation, and elation as he was through fear!
    Book Three - Fate (80% in)
  • There existed between them fitful splurges of physical elation" that's all.
    Book Three - Fate (81% in)

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