A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
to fill with joy; to elate
Latin ex- + altus 'high'
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.