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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. tending to exalt;
- Example: "an exalting eulogy"
- Example: "ennobling thoughts"
[syn: ennobling, exalting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exalt \Ex*alt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exalted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exalting.] [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.] 1. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up. [1913 Webster] I will exalt my throne above the stars of God. --Is. xiv. 13. [1913 Webster] Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To elevate in rank, dignity, power, wealth, character, or the like; to dignify; to promote; as, to exalt a prince to the throne, a citizen to the presidency. [1913 Webster] Righteousness exalteth a nation. --Prov. xiv. 34. [1913 Webster] He that humbleth himself shall be exalted. --Luke xiv. 11. [1913 Webster] 3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify. "Exalt ye the Lord." --Ps. xcix. 5. [1913 Webster] In his own grace he doth exalt himself. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate. [1913 Webster] They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were mightily exalted. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument. --Is. xxxvii. 23. [1913 Webster] Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 6. (Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies. [1913 Webster] With chemic art exalts the mineral powers. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

exalting adj 1: tending to exalt; "an exalting eulogy"; "ennobling thoughts" [syn: ennobling, exalting]