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English definition of “exult”


verb [I]     /ɪɡˈzʌlt/ formal
to express great pleasure or happiness, especially at someone else's defeat or failure: They exulted at/over their victory. She seems to exult in her power.Taking pleasure in something exultation     /ˌeɡ.zəlˈteɪ.ʃən/ noun [U]
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