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elate

e·late

elate

 
pronunciation:
ih leIt [or] i leIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: elated, elates, elating
definition: to make extremely happy or proud; cause to be in elevated spirits.
The news of her receiving the scholarship elated her parents.
antonyms:
depress, sadden
similar words:
exhilarate, inflate
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