verb (used without object)
to show or feel a lively or triumphant joy; rejoice exceedingly; be highly elated or jubilant:
They exulted over their victory.
Obsolete. to leap, especially for joy.
to be joyful or jubilant, esp because of triumph or success; rejoice
(often foll by over) to triumph (over); show or take delight in the defeat or discomfiture (of)
1560s, “to leap up;” 1590s, “to rejoice, triumph,” from Middle French exulter, from Latin exultare/exsultare “leap about, leap for joy,” frequentative of exsilire “to leap up,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + salire “to leap” (see salient (adj.)). The notion is of leaping or dancing for joy. Related: Exulted; exulting.
exumbilication ex·um·bil·i·ca·tion (ěk’sŭm-bĭl’ĭ-kā’shən) n. Protrusion of the navel.
[ek-serb, eg-zerb] /ˈɛk sərb, ˈɛg zərb/ noun 1. a small, usually prosperous, community situated beyond the of a city. n. “the outer, prosperous ring of the suburbs,” 1955, American English, from exurban (adj.), by 1838 (it seems to have arisen in the writings of the reform movement focused on getting cemeteries out of cities), from […]
[ek-sur-buh-nahyt, eg-zur-] /ɛkˈsɜr bəˌnaɪt, ɛgˈzɜr-/ noun 1. a person who lives in an exurb, especially one who has moved there from a city.
[ek-sur-bee-uh, eg-zur-] /ɛkˈsɜr bi ə, ɛgˈzɜr-/ noun 1. a generalized area comprising the exurbs. /ɛksˈɜːbɪə/ noun 1. (mainly US) the region outside the suburbs of a city, consisting of residential areas (exurbs) that are occupied predominantly by rich commuters (exurbanites) Compare stockbroker belt