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::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
::: daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes