Reader, do you know what it is thus to exult in God as a living God?
But I shall not let you exult over my falling into one of these well-laid traps.
The Italians exult; the Elector's counsellors are uneasy and embarrassed: Luther is waiting for his opponent.
It is a joyous spirit which causes "the bones of man to exult."
And now we would not change our first resolution; we exult in it.
Yon demon,” cried he, “shall at least not live to exult over our death.
These important truths I fairly owned to him, and he seemed to exult over me.
But the Incorruptible, ever envious and jealous, would not allow him to exult too soon.
Disease or accident lays the good man low in death; while the wicked near by is left to exult in the strength of his arm.
Piety was supposed not to abhor, but to exult in the exploit.
1560s, "to leap up;" 1590s, "to rejoice, triumph," from Middle French exulter, from Latin exultare/exsultare "leap about, leap for joy," frequentative of exsilire "to leap up," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)). The notion is of leaping or dancing for joy. Related: Exulted; exulting.