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ex·al·ta·tion / ˌegzôlˈtāshən; ˌeksôl-/ • n. 1. a feeling or state of extreme happiness: she beams with exaltation. 2. the action of elevating someone in rank, power, or character. ∎  the action of praising someone or something highly: the exaltation of the army as a place for brotherhood.

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Exaltation

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exaltation (eg-zawl-tay-shŏn) n. see elation.

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