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::: cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
::: rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
::: skinflint - miser; stingy person
::: rampart - defensive mound of earth
::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia