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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
ex•ult /ɪgˈzʌlt/USA pronunciation   v. [no object]
  1. to show or feel a lively or triumphant joy: The players exulted over their victory.
ex•ult•ant,adj. 
ex•ul•ta•tion /ˌɛgzəlˈteɪʃən, ˌɛksəl-/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
ex•ult  (ig zult), 
v.i. 
  1. to show or feel a lively or triumphant joy;
    rejoice exceedingly;
    be highly elated or jubilant:They exulted over their victory.
  2. [Obs.]to leap, esp. for joy.
Etymology:
  • Latin ex(s)ultāre to leap up, equivalent. to ex- ex-1 + -sultāre (combining form of saltāre to leap)
  • 1560–70
ex•ulting•ly, adv. 
1 . delight, glory, revel.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

exult /ɪɡˈzʌlt/ vb (intransitive)
  1. to be joyful or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success; rejoice
  2. (often followed by over) to triumph (over); show or take delight in the defeat or discomfiture (of)
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin exsultāre to jump or leap for joy, from saltāre to leap

exultation /ˌɛɡzʌlˈteɪʃən/ n exˈultingly adv



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