exalt

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  • If you do not become king who will fill up the exalted office?
  • He was soon allowed to hold other although less exalted positions in England.
  • Why is such simple means so highly successful in exalting our feelings? Cited from Great Pictures, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers, by Singleton
  • Unless above himself he can Exalt himself, how poor a thing is man. Cited from David, by Charles Kingsley
  • Unless above himself he can Exalt himself, how mean a thing is man. Cited from Sanitary and Social Lectures, etc, by Kingsley
  • She also threw dinner parties for him and put on plays that exalted him.
  • Above the stars exalt your style, You still are low ten thousand mile. Cited from The Poems of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Volume I (of 2), by Jonathan Swift
  • However strong and exalted your character, never read a bad book. Cited from Plain Facts for Old and Young, by John Harvey Kellogg
  • He cannot, in this life, go beyond that, and very few reach that exalted stage. Cited from The Faith of Islam, by Edward Sell
  • Such a spirit will exalt a nation, and command the respect of other nations. Cited from Autographs for Freedom, Volume 2 (of 2) (1854), by Various
  • On the other hand he did much to exalt human nature. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 10, Tr. by Burton
  • The feeling that everything they may see and do is of importance, exalts their daily life. Cited from Uncle Robert's Visit, by Parker & Helm
  • Arthur exalted God in his heart and court and on hard-fought field. Cited from A Hero and Some Other Folks, by William A. Quayle
  • After all, they were only women, and why should she not exalt herself to their midst? Cited from The Son of the Wolf, by Jack London
  • Wise men are neither cast down in defeat nor exalted by success. Cited from Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers, by Elbert Hubbard
  • In practice, human nature can rarely live up to this exalted standard.
  • He walked away in most exalted mood, his feet no longer cold. Cited from Little Novels of Italy, by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • It not only helped to exalt his status, but it also provided practical help.
  • Forward, however, the general opinion ran in favour of her being of exalted birth. Cited from Ben Burton, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Hardly worth while, exalting one's soul for such a future as that. Cited from Carlyle's "History of Friedrich II of Prussia V 19
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Meaning of exalt

  • verb Raise in rank, character, or status
    exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser