(a.) Inclined to exult; characterized by, or expressing, exultation; rejoicing triumphantly.
(1) I mean, why would they?” Abbott later told reporters in Canberra of the need for action “when you’ve got people born in Australia, educated in Australia, going overseas and exultantly holding up the severed heads of surrendering members of the Iraqi security forces”.
(2) Tony Abbott has defended the need to force people returning from declared conflict zones to prove they were there for legitimate purposes, saying Australian-born fighters were “exultantly holding up the severed heads of surrendering members of the Iraqi security forces”.
(3) It was a phase in Rooke's experience that he never forgot, though never exulted in nor even willingly discussed.
(4) Not that this exultant need for freedom is anything new.
(5) It was a day of relief as well as exultation, manager José Mourinho’s third title with the club, his first since he returned in 2013 for his second stint as manager, and only the fifth Chelsea had ever won, despite all the recent investment from their billionaire owner Roman Abramovich.
(6) One young woman shoots a German soldier and almost vomits with shock; a kindly old postmistress takes an axe to the head of another Nazi, and her face is exultant at the savage act.
(7) Two years later he was outraged when the title track of Born in the USA, written in the voice of an embittered Vietnam veteran, was appropriated by the Republican party, who mistook its deceptively exultant chorus and tried to use it as a flag-waving campaign anthem for Ronald Reagan.
(8) Pope Francis transformed New York City’s entertainment forum, Madison Square Garden, into a realm of worship and reverence on Thursday night to cap an indelible day in which he exulted in and elevated the spirit of America’s raucous, throbbing metropolis.
(9) I used to stand among people, knowing my body was strong and fine, under my dress, and secretly exult."
(10) "I have a friend in Ireland who knit his Action Man an entire kit, including a tent," exults Meg Fairfax-Fielding.
(11) Sue Ledwith Ruskin College, Oxford • Guy Standing exults over Magna Carta as "one of the greatest political documents of all time".
(12) He’s the one representing minorities across the US,” exulted Yuliana Miranda, 23, a teacher, amid deafening chants of “Bernie”.
(13) We did it!” she exulted to cheering supporters two hours after polls closed.
(14) "That," adds Punzo, "is what life has become: the exultation of mediocrity.
(15) I never read Trollope or Wilkie Collins in England, I never swooned exultantly over finding a Virago-edition Rosamond Lehmann novel, or a Two Ronnies video at a yard-sale.
(16) Later in the afternoon, an exultant Trump celebrated with dozens of Republican congressmen at the White House.
(17) When I exultantly spat the knotted string out into my hand, she looked at it and said, horrified, "Is that phlegm?
(18) He would humiliate husbands and sometimes he exulted in a kind of mutual sexual degradation.
(19) The exultant Democrat voiced the deep frustration of millions of Americans whose incomes have stagnated, including “struggling rust belt communities and small towns that have been hollowed out by lost jobs and lost hope”.
(20) As he exits the platform he hi-fives his coach, chalk dust pluming from their exultation.
(superl.) Excited with merriment; manifesting sportiveness or delight; inspiring delight; livery; merry.
(superl.) Brilliant in colors; splendid; fine; richly dressed.
(superl.) Loose; dissipated; lewd.
(n.) An ornament
(1) Although there was already satisfaction in the development of dementia-friendly pharmacies and Pride in Practice, a new standard of excellence in healthcare for gay, lesbian and bisexual patients, the biggest achievement so far was the bringing together of a strategic partnership of 37 NHS, local government and social organisations.
(2) Russian anti-gay law prompts rise in homophobic violence Read more “The law against gay propaganda legitimised violence against LGBT people, and they now are banning street actions under it,” Klimova said.
(3) Mark Latham's insights, insults and feuds are why he's worth reading | Gay Alcorn Read more BuzzFeed political editor Mark Di Stefano, the reporter who broke the story linking Latham to the less-than-savoury @RealMarkLatham Twitter account , had been chasing Stutchbury for days.
(4) This must mean that many same-sex contacts are by people who do not consider themselves gay or bisexual.
(5) He has also been a vocal opponent of gay marriage, appearing on the Today programme in the run-up to the same-sex marriage bill to warn that it would "cause confusion" – and asking in a Spectator column, after it was passed, "if the law will eventually be changed to allow one to marry one's dog".
(6) The Conservatives are offering the gay community no new measures to remedy the remaining vestiges of homophobia and transphobia .
(7) A federal judge struck down Utah's same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings a nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage to a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it.
(8) It also pledged support to a veterans’ group that rejected a request by a gay, lesbian and bisexual group to march in the St Patrick’s Day parade in Boston.
(9) Superman fans are up in arms at the decision of the publisher to appoint a noted anti-gay writer to pen the Man of Steel's latest adventures.
(10) As for gay men, there is absolutely nothing that suggests they are any less war-happy than heterosexuals.
(11) However, the gay and human rights activist Peter Tatchell has called the investigation “excessive”.
(12) To which Salim replies: “But you do.” When such intimacy between two men can be broadcast to an audience of millions, we are shown that the ways of portraying gay sex can be reframed.
(13) Pope Francis’s no-longer-secret meeting in Washington DC with anti-gay activist Kim Davis, the controversial Kentucky county clerk who was briefly jailed over her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses in compliance with state law, leaves LGBT people with no illusions about the Pope’s stance on equal rights for us, despite his call for inclusiveness.
(14) America's same-sex couples, and the politicians who have barred gay marriage in 30 states, are looking to the supreme court to hand down a definitive judgment on where the constitution stands on an issue its framers are unlikely to have imagined would ever be considered.
(15) I think a long time ago television passed up movies in terms of a reasonable and balanced portrayal of gay characters.
(16) I knew I was gay since I was in elementary school, but I wanted to serve my country,” Gravett said.
(17) The writer John Lanchester concedes that democracies will always need spies, but reading the Snowden documents persuaded him that piecing together habits of thought from internet searches takes things far beyond conventional spying: “Google doesn’t just know you’re gay before you tell your mum; it knows you’re gay before you do.
(18) Obama said that amid the febrile focus on the shooter’s terrorist radicalization, the fact should not be forgotten that he had targeted a gay nightclub.
(19) In the Proposition 8 legal action, the supreme court could decide: • There is a constitutional right, under the equal protection clauses, for gay couples to wed, in which case the laws in 30 states prohibiting same-sex marriages are overturned.
(20) She said she was not worried by Rubio’s one-time position on his immigration bill, later retracted, that he could not support reform if it included citizenship for gay couples.