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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELEVATED

The whole rough appearance of the man was elevated into dignity.

When the grain is sufficiently grown it is elevated to the kilns.

He says, in his newspapers, they ought to be elevated by education.

Yet there was a grandeur in my desolation that would have elevated my heart but for the fear.

For a moment he forgot his elevated sentiments and his heroism, and flew to raise her.

You will not do yet for our circle, which is altogether conclusive; but you might be elevated.

I hope he will be elevated in the peerage: he looks as if he wanted it so!

Is there then no such thing as elevated ideal character of landscape?

Travel was light, away from the elevated lanes and he enjoyed himself.

Looking into the orb of light, he sees nothing, but he is warmed and elevated.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Latin elevatus, past participle of elevare "lift up, raise," figuratively, "to lighten, alleviate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + levare "lighten, raise," from levis "light" in weight (see lever). Related: Elevated; elevating.

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