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elate

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Verb (transitive)
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e=late

CIDE DICTIONARY

elatea. [L. elatus elevated, fig., elated, proud (the figure, perh., being borrowed from a prancing horse); e out + latus (used as p. p. of ferre to bear), for tlatus, and akin to E. tolerate. See Tolerate, and cf. Extol.].
  •  Lifted up; raised; elevated.
    "With upper lip elate."  [1913 Webster]
    "And sovereign law, that State's collected will,
    O'er thrones and globes, elate,
    Sits empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having the spirits raised by success, or by hope; flushed or exalted with confidence; elated; exultant.  [1913 Webster]
    "O, thoughtless mortals! ever blind to fate,
    Too soon dejected, and dejected, and too soon elate.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Our nineteenth century is wonderfully set up in its own esteem, wonderfully elate at its progress."
Syn. -- Puffed up; lofty; proud; haughty; exalted; inspirited; transported; delighted; overjoyed.
elatev. t. 
  •  To raise; to exalt.  [1913 Webster]
    "By the potent sun elated high."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To exalt the spirit of; to fill with confidence or exultation; to elevate or flush with success; to puff up; to make proud.  [1913 Webster]
    "Foolishly elated by spiritual pride."  [1913 Webster]
    "You ought not be elated at the chance mishaps of your enemies."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

elate, v. & adj.
--v.tr.
1 (esp. as elated adj.) inspirit, stimulate.
2 make proud.
--adj. archaic in high spirits; exultant, proud.

Derivative
elatedly adv. elatedness n. elation n.
Etymology
ME f. L efferre elat- raise

THESAURUS

elate

brighten, buoy, cheer, cheer up, delight, do proud, elevate, encourage, exalt, excite, exhilarate, flush, gladden, gratify, inspire, lift, make proud, overjoy, set up, stimulate, uplift

ROGET THESAURUS

elate

Cheerfulness

VB be cheerful, have the mind at ease, smile, put a good face upon, keep up one's spirits, view the bright side of the picture, view things en couleur de rose, ridentem dicere virum, cheer up, brighten up, light up, bear up, chirp, take heart, cast away care, drive dull care away, perk up, keep a stiff upper lip, rejoice, carol, chirrup, lilt, frisk, rollick, give a loose to mirth, cheer, enliven, elate, exhilarate, gladden, inspirit, animate, raise the spirits, inspire, perk up, put in good humor, cheer the heart, rejoice the heart, delight.

N cheerfulness, geniality, gayety, l'allegro, cheer, good humor, spirits, high spirits, animal spirits, flow of spirits, glee, high glee, light heart, sunshine of the mind, sunshine of the breast, gaiete de coeur, bon naturel, liveliness, life, alacrity, vivacity, animation, allegresse, jocundity, joviality, jollity, levity, jocularity, mirth, merriment, hilarity, exhilaration, laughter, merrymaking, heyday, rejoicing, marriage bell, nepenthe, Euphrosyne, sweet forgetfulness, optimism, self complacency, hedonics, hedonism, cheerful, happy, cheery, cheerly, of good cheer, smiling, blithe, in spirits, in good spirits, breezy, bully, chipper, in high spirits, in high feather, happy as the day is long, happy as a king, gay as a lark, allegro, debonair, light, lightsome, light hearted, buoyant, debonnaire, bright, free and easy, airy, janty, jaunty, canty, hedonic, riant, sprightly, sprightful, spry, spirited, spiritful, lively, animated, vivacious, brisk as a bee, sparkling, sportive, full of play, full of spirit, all alive, sunny, palmy, hopeful, merry as a cricket, merry as a grig, merry as a marriage bell, joyful, joyous, jocund, jovial, jolly as a thrush, jolly as a sandboy, blithesome, gleeful, gleesome, hilarious, rattling, winsome, bonny, hearty, buxom, playful, playsome, folatre, playful as a kitten, tricksy, frisky, frolicsome, gamesome, jocose, jocular, waggish, mirth loving, laughter-loving, mirthful, rollicking, elate, elated, exulting, jubilant, flushed, rejoicing, cock-a-hoop, cheering, inspiriting, exhilarating, cardiac, cardiacal, pleasing, palmy, cheerfully, Int, never say die!, come!, cheer up!, hurrah!, hence loathed melancholy!, begone dull care!, away with melancholy!, a merry heart goes all the day, as merry as the day is long, ride si sapis.

Boasting

N boasting, boast, vaunt, crake, pretense, pretensions, puff, puffery, flourish, fanfaronade, gasconade, blague, bluff, gas, highfalutin, highfaluting, hot air, spread-eagleism, brag, braggardism, bravado, bunkum, buncombe, jactitation, jactancy, bounce, venditation, vaporing, rodomontade, bombast, fine talking, tall talk, magniloquence, teratology, heroics, Chauvinism, exaggeration, vanity, vox et praeterea nihil, much cry and little wool, brutum fulmen, exultation, gloriation, glorification, flourish of trumpets, triumph, boaster, braggart, braggadocio, Gascon, fanfaron, pretender, soi-disant, blower, bluffer, Foxy Quiller, blusterer, charlatan, jack-pudding, trumpeter, puppy, boasting, magniloquent, flaming, Thrasonic, stilted, gasconading, braggart, boastful, pretentious, soi-disant, vainglorious, highfalutin, highfaluting, spread- eagle, elate, elated, jubilant, triumphant, exultant, in high feather, flushed, flushed with victory, cock-a-hoop, on stilts, vaunted, vauntingly, let the galled jade wince, facta non verba.


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