verb (used without object)
Origin of exult
Synonyms for exult
Examples from the Web for exultingly
Historical Examples of exultingly
"Mark was all right, whatever he said," cried the old man, exultingly.The O'Donoghue
Charles James Lever
"So far so good," thought Willis exultingly, as he drove off.The Pit Prop Syndicate
Freeman Wills Crofts
"Now the boy may do his worst," said James Grey, exultingly.Tom, The Bootblack
I told her, exultingly, that I was appointed sergeant-major of our battalion.
I told you so,” cried Pat exultingly; “we shall have as many as we like to catch.The Three Admirals
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.