exaltation


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ex·al·ta·tion

(eks'awl-tā'-shŭn),
An utterance, discourse, or address conveying a marked level of joy, glee, and happiness.

exaltation

(ĕks-ăl-tā′shŭn) [L. exaltare, to lift up]
A mental state characterized by feelings of grandeur, excessive joy, elation, and optimism; an abnormal feeling of personal well-being or self-importance.
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The Sprite spots are clever stuff, "ironic" even, in their exaltation of the audience's skepticism.
More positively, it rests on the exaltation of conjugal love and fruitfulness, a central biblical theme.
There are many Quranic verses about the exaltation of Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) while there are also many Hadiths in praise of Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA).
While the form book suggests Exaltation is entitled to finish close to Galileo after running the Derby winner to a length and a half in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown in May, Oxx is not expecting his colt to reverse the form.
Aidan O'Brien's colt retained his unbeaten record with a workmanlike length and a half defeat of Exaltation and remains on course for Epsom.
If there is anything we might refer to as the political thought of Deleuze, it lies in his exaltation of the "strength" of the "weak" in the ability to escape the laws of majorities continually forge new weapons in this act of "becoming a minority," permanently and endlessly inventing new lines of escape.
If, as expected, Tobougg takes his place in the Irish Derby line-up, Niall McCullagh will ride John Oxx's supplementary entry Exaltation.
Although Hunter emphasized that "Scully's approach and attitude were actually more pragmatic and open-ended" than those of Kasimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian, Barnett Newman, and Ad Reinhardt, he maintained that there was "a moral tension evident in the uncompromising asceticism and exaltation of a formal ideal," and found "wonderfully apropos" Reinhardt's statement that "there is something wrong, irresponsible and mindless about color, something impossible to control.
The Maktoum family have paid Irpounds 180,000 to supplement Sheikh Mohammed's Exaltation and Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum's Italian Derby winner Morshdi.
Between other figures, a dove--of peace or of the Holy Spirit--brings to this exaltation of sexuality a dimension that is, so to speak, metaphysical, in which Jacquet's syncretism extols (as in Tantric doctrine) accession to spirituality through sexual practice.
Both Exaltation and Derby Italiano winner Morshdi-owned by Sheikh Ahmed-will be supplemented today.