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English definition of “exultant”

exultant

adjective     /ɪɡˈzʌl.tənt/ formal
very happy, especially at someone else's defeat or failure: an exultant cheer an exultant crowdFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something exultantly     /-li/ adverb formalFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
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