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 for Elated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Elate \E*late"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elated; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To raise; to exalt. [R.]
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              By the potent sun elated high.        --Thomson.
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     2. To exalt the spirit of; to fill with confidence or
        exultation; to elevate or flush with success; to puff up;
        to make proud.
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              Foolishly elated by spiritual pride.  --Warburton.
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              You ought not be elated at the chance mishaps of
              your enemies.                         --Jowett
                                                    (Thucyd. ).
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated
             winner"; "felt elated and excited" [ant: dejected]
      2: full of high-spirited delight; "a joyful heart" [syn:
         elated, gleeful, joyful, jubilant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "elated":
     beaming, blissful, blithe, blithesome, bloated, bloated with pride,
     bright, bright and sunny, bursting with happiness, carried away,
     cheerful, cheery, chuffed, cock-a-hoop, crowing, delighted,
     delighting, ecstatic, elate, elevated, enchanted, enraptured,
     enravished, entranced, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, excited,
     exhilarated, exultant, exulting, flushed, flushed with pride,
     freaked out, genial, glad, gladsome, gleeful, gloating, glowing,
     happy, high, hopeful, imparadised, in ecstasies, in good spirits,
     in heaven, in high feather, in high spirits, in paradise,
     in raptures, in seventh heaven, irrepressible, joyful, joyous,
     jubilant, laughing, of good cheer, on cloud nine, optimistic,
     overjoyed, overjoyful, pleasant, pleased as Punch, possessed,
     puffed up, radiant, rapt, raptured, rapturous, ravished, rejoicing,
     rhapsodic, riant, rosy, sanguine, sanguineous, sent, smiling,
     sparkling, sunny, swollen, thrilled, tickled, tickled pink,
     transported, triumphant, turned-on, uplifted, winsome

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