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elated

adjective blissful, delighted, ecstatic, exalted, excited, exhilarated, exultant, happy, in paradise, joyful, jubilant, overjoyed, pleased, rejoicing, thrilled, triumphant
See also: ecstatic
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Let me act as I please, Felton, let me act as I please," said Milady, elated.
In fact, I put my pride into my pocket--though why should I feel ashamed of having been elated by such an occurrence?
For, though elated by his rank, it did not render him supercilious; on the contrary, he was all attention to everybody.
I remember only one man who walked his deck with a springy step, and gave the first course of the passage in an elated voice.
The Argives were elated as they beheld him, but the Trojans trembled in every limb, and the heart even of Hector beat quickly, but he could not now retreat and withdraw into the ranks behind him, for he had been the challenger.
A carriage had been provided, into which Miss Temple hastily entered; when the cry was passed along the hill, that the lost one was found, and the people returned to the village wet and dirty, but elated with the thought that the daughter of their landlord had escaped from so horrid and untimely an end.
The spirits of the party, however, which had been elated on first varying their journeying from land to water, had now lost some of their buoyancy.
Kim hurried to his carriage: elated, bewildered, but a little nettled in that he had no key to the secrets about him.
She seemed to take their adventure as a matter of course, and to be neither in fear of unexpected encounters, nor (what was worse) unduly elated by their possibility.
The circumstances of the morning had led Catherine's feelings through the varieties of suspense, security, and disappointment; but they were now safely lodged in perfect bliss; and with spirits elated to rapture, with Henry at her heart, and Northanger Abbey on her lips, she hurried home to write her letter.
When he received this appointment he was both elated and appalled.
Rostov anticipated his horse's movements and became more and more elated.