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 Wordsornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance