"exalt" in the verb sense
1. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim
praise, glorify, or honor
"extol the virtues of one's children"
"glorify one's spouse's cooking"
2. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify
fill with sublime emotion
"The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"
"He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
3. inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt
heighten or intensify
"These paintings exalt the imagination"
raise in rank, character, or status
"exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
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