elate

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  • His great victory did not elate him, so far as one could see. Cited from Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee
  • And yet he felt less elated than he would have expected from his sudden change. Cited from When London Burned, by G. A. Henty
  • We must not get too highly elated at success, for life is not all success. Cited from It Can Be Done, by Joseph Morris, et al.
  • That answer threw me as far down as her manner had elated me. Cited from Lords of the North, by A. C. Laut
  • Frank reached home that night a good deal elated at his success. Cited from Frank, the Young Naturalist, by Harry Castlemon
  • They feel elated by the experience, which makes them feel more connected to everything around them.
  • They board a bus and take the back seat, elated at their victory.
  • He was quite elated with himself, for he felt sure of success. Cited from Jess of the Rebel Trail, by H. A. Cody
  • We felt elated that we had got so good a start of all the other passengers. Cited from The Adventures of a Forty-niner, by Daniel Knower
  • I am a woman poor and mean, And therefore is my soul elate. Cited from Christmas Entertainments, by Alice Maude Kellogg
  • She is not yet out of danger; so you must not be too elated. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • We went home that night very elated at the success of our venture. Cited from Medoline Selwyn's Work, by Mrs. J. J. Colter
  • I feel a little elated as I have made some rather good bread. Cited from Three Years in Tristan da Cunha, by K. M. Barrow
  • He rose and went away, leaving his audience not much elated with the hope of long life. Cited from Dr. Johnson's Works: Life, Poems, and Tales, Volume 1,by Samuel Johnson
  • And only a moment before he had been so elated over the good news he had to tell his friends. Cited from Short Stories of Various Types, ed. by Laura F. Freck
  • I hardly knew whether to be cast down or elated over it. Cited from Mystery of Cloomber, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • On the following morning he rose just as elated, and went to business like a boy to play. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 337, November 1843, Vol. 54
  • He further stated in an interview that he was elated when he was cast to voice him.
  • He felt very happy, he told me, the day of his wedding, very elated. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • Long and long they looked, and the heart of each was elated. Cited from Domnei, by James Branch Cabell
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How elate gets used

Meaning of elate

  • verb Fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
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