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 Wordsconsole - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
benison - blessing
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
cadet - student at a military school