Winnie was the only one whom this mystery did not seem to elate.
He held out his arms with a gesture indescribable, elate, nervous with his passion.
Bagwax was elate,—first and chiefly because he trusted that he would become the means of putting right a foul and cruel wrong.
He was very sprightly and elate, but I was in no sort of mood to share in his buoyancy.
The event may be taken as the elate of the formation of the confederacy or league whichever it was.
This they knew the desert could never do, and it caused their spirits to elate with hope.
In ten minutes she had locked her door, hurried away, elate, happy.
After he had undressed, he dropped heavily into bed, exhausted, but elate.
His great victory did not elate him, so far as one could see.
He slid to the ground, amid uproarious approval, satisfied and elate.
1570s, literal, "to raise, elevate," probably from Latin elatus "uplifted, exalted," past participle of effere (see elation), or else a back-formation from elation. Figurative use from 1610s. Related: Elated; elating.