Reader, do you know what it is thus to exult in God as a living God?
But we would he knew that the strong do not exult in their strength, nor the wise in their wisdom.
The Italians exult; the Elector's counsellors are uneasy and embarrassed: Luther is waiting for his opponent.
The big woodsman, his rebellion once started, seemed to exult in it.
And now we would not change our first resolution; we exult in it.
For grown-up people are not strong enough to exult in monotony.
These important truths I fairly owned to him, and he seemed to exult over me.
They are desperate, then, and seem to exult in devilry of all kinds.
Disease or accident lays the good man low in death; while the wicked near by is left to exult in the strength of his arm.
Inhuman methods for inhuman foes, Who feed on horrors and exult in woes.
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.