Exalt - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɔːlt|  American pronunciation of the word exalt
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɔːlt|  British pronunciation of the word exalt

verb

- praise, glorify, or honor (syn: extol, glorify, laud, proclaim)
- fill with sublime emotion (syn: beatify, exhilarate, inebriate, thrill)
- heighten or intensify(syn: animate, enliven, inspire, invigorate)

These paintings exalt the imagination

- raise in rank, character, or status

exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser

Examples

His behavior has exalted the power and prestige of his office.

The essay exalts the simple beauty of the country.

We exalt thee, O Lord.

He shamelessly exalts his own role in the peace process.

Exalt ye the Lord.

These paintings exalt the imagination

exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exalt
he/she/it: exalts
present participle: exalting
past tense: exalted
past participle: exalted
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