elate

[ih-leyt]
verb (used with object), elated, elating.
1.
to make very happy or proud: news to elate the hearer.
adjective

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English elat proud, exalted < Latin ēlātus carried away, lifted up (past participle of efferre), equivalent to ē- e-1 + lā- carry, lift (see translate) + -tus past participle suffix

overelate, verb (used with object), overelated, overelating.
unelating, adjective
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elate (ɪˈleɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to fill with high spirits, exhilaration, pride or optimism
 
[C16: from Latin ēlāt- stem of past participle of efferre to bear away, from ferre to carry]

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elate
late 14c., probably from L. elatus (see elation).
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Example sentences
The coming of the stealthy foe, with hearts and hopes elate.
The south drift at elate of report had none on thirteen feet, and the nona drift twelve feet.
He did not seem to miss, the music, and certainly nobody elate minded.
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