verb (used without object)
- exudation cyst,
- exudative inflammation,
- exudative retinitis,
Origin of exult
Examples from the Web for exult
It was not in his nature to exult over a fallen foe, though he did not blame the more impulsive Bluff for his evident delight.The Outdoor Chums on the Lake|Quincy Allen
They will exult in personal obedience and in common toil, where toil is needed, cheerily performed.The Economist|Xenophon
And this mental attitude they nickname optimism, and vaunt it—exult in it as a quality.A Child of the Jago|Arthur Morrison
But while we exult in the triumph of correct principles on this subject, do not other vicious indulgences demand our attention?
The thoughtless minister is made to exult in his power over the giddy-headed multitude.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
Word Origin for exult
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.