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English verb: elate

1. elate (emotion) fill with high spirits; fill with optimism


SamplesMusic can uplift your spirits.


ExamplesThe good news will elate her, The performance is likely to elate Sue


Synonymsintoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)excite, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir


Narrower (hyponym)beatify, beatify, exalt, exhilarate, inebriate, puff, thrill, tickle pink


Causejoy, rejoice


Antonymscast down, deject, depress, dismay, dispirit, demoralise, demoralize, get down









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