Exalt



[ig-zawlt] /ɪgˈzɔlt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate:
He was exalted to the position of president.
2.
to praise; extol:
to exalt someone to the skies.
3.
to stimulate, as the imagination:
The lyrics of Shakespeare exalted the audience.
4.
to intensify, as a color:
complementary colors exalt each other.
5.
Obsolete. to elate, as with pride or joy.
/ɪɡˈzɔːlt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to raise or elevate in rank, position, dignity, etc
2.
to praise highly; glorify; extol
3.
to stimulate the mind or imagination of; excite
4.
to increase the intensity of (a colour, etc)
5.
to fill with joy or delight; elate
6.
(obsolete) to lift up physically
verb

to fill with joy; to elate
Word Origin

Latin ex- + altus ‘high’
Usage Note

transitive
v.

late 14c., from Old French exalter (10c.), from Latin exaltare “raise, elevate,” from ex- “out, up” (see ex-) + altus “high” (see old). Related: Exalted; exalting.

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