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 Words::: creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
::: connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
::: defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
::: rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
::: cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
::: defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
::: equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river