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His victory elated the crowd of 135,000, the largest to watch a sports event since the coronavirus pandemic began, and the affection was mutual as he climbed a fence in joy, then ran down the track waving and saluting fans.
HELIO CASTRONEVES WINS 105TH INDIANAPOLIS 500CINDY BORENMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was strange, but as he stared at the taped tubes, the image of scarcity elated him.
THE BROKEN FRONT LINEBY AVA KOFMAN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KENDRICK BRINSON AND DAVID WALTER BANKSAPRIL 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
But as he held on through the dark and solemn forest path he grew less elate.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Success made Samuel Clemens merely elate, more kindly, more humanly generous.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
First edition:— And my face bear his brand—mine, that once bore Love's badge elate!
THE HEPTALOGIAALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE
Winnie was the only one whom this mystery did not seem to elate.
WITCH WINNIE'S MYSTERY, OR THE OLD OAK CABINETELIZABETH W. CHAMPNEY
He had returned from his day's outing and his countenance shone elate.
THE HIGHER COURTMARY STEWART DAGGETT
The sight of another's joy has the tendency to either unduly depress the spirits or greatly to elate them.
THE SWORD OF DAMOCLESANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Surely assembled nations Are gathering for a fête Of tournament, sham fight or joist, In pride of strength elate.
HOME LYRICSHANNAH S. BATTERSBY
But as they worked, their honest hearts elate With love-inspiring toil, Oh, sad to tell!
HOME LYRICSHANNAH S. BATTERSBY

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