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Exulta'tion. n.s. [exultatio, Latin.] Joy; triumph; rapturous delight.

Good effects may grow in each of the people towards other, in them all towards their pastor, and in their pastor towards every of them; between whom there daily and interchangeably pass, in the hearing of God himself, and in the presence of his holy angels, so many heavenly acclamations, exultations, provocations, petitions. Hooker, b. v. s. 39.

Devotion inspires men with sentiments of religious gratitude, and swells their hearts with inward transports of joy and exultation. Addison's Freeholder, № 49.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408) · Hooker, Richard (175)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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