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Verb: exalt  eg'zolt or ig'zolt
  1. Praise, glorify, or honour
    "exalt the virtues of one's children";
    - laud, extol, glorify, proclaim
  2. Fill with sublime emotion
    "He was exalted by his phenomenal success";
    - exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, beatify
  3. Heighten or intensify
    "These paintings exalt the imagination";
    - inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven
  4. Raise in rank, character, or status
    "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"

Derived forms: exalts, exalting, exalted

Type of: elate, elevate, excite, intoxicate, lift, lift up, pick up, praise, raise, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, uplift

Encyclopedia: Exalt