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Exult

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Exult

to be in high spirits; figuratively, to leap for joy; to rejoice in triumph or exceedingly; to triumph; as, an exulting heart. An exulting countenance. The dumb shall sing, the lame his crutch forego, And leap exulting like the bounding roe. (Pope)

Origin: L. Exultare, exsultare, exultatum, exsultatum, to leap vigorously, to exult, intens. Fr. Exsilire to spring out or up; ex out _ salire to spring, leap: cf. F. Exulter. See salient.