Sentences Containing 'exult'
But the instant Ambrosio saw her he addressed her, with manifest indignation: "Art thou come, by chance, cruel basilisk of these mountains, to see if in thy presence blood will flow from the wounds of this wretched being thy cruelty has robbed of life; or is it to exult over the cruel work of thy humours that thou art come; or like another pitiless Nero to look down from that height upon the ruin of his Rome in embers; or in thy arrogance to trample on this ill-fated corpse, as the ungrateful daughter trampled on her father Tarquin's?
More Vocab Wordscontagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
viper - poisonous snake
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
sentinel - sentry; lookout
expedite - hasten; make go faster
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child