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exaltation

noun [U] uk   /ˌeɡ.zɒlˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /-zɑːl-/

exaltation noun [U] (HAPPINESS)

formal a very strong feeling of happinessPleasure and happiness

exaltation noun [U] (MAKE IMPORTANT)

formal the act of raising someone to a higher rank or more powerful positionPosition and status in groups and organizations old use praisePraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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