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English definition of “exalt”

exalt

verb [T]     /ɪɡˈzɒlt/ US  /-ˈzɑːlt/
formal to raise someone to a higher rank or more powerful position Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downPromoting, demoting and transferring staff old use to praise someone a lotPraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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