verb (used with object), e·lat·ed, e·lat·ing.
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Origin of elate
OTHER WORDS FROM elateo·ver·e·late, verb (used with object), o·ver·e·lat·ed, o·ver·e·lat·ing.un·e·lat·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for elate
However that might be, a sudden, elating thought caused him an intense joy.Roads of Destiny|O. Henry
The contrast now, instead of elating her, simply accentuated her reminiscence of guilt.Too Old for Dolls|Anthony Mario Ludovici
The extreme kindness and cordiality of these two was very pleasing to me, though rather elating.Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar|George Smith
To paint as they did was an intoxication, subtler and stronger than a drug and more elating than young love.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning|Willard Huntington Wright
In sacred canticles, some airs are for elating the heart into raptures, others to restore the mind to its former tranquillity.The Training of a Public Speaker|Grenville Kleiser