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jubilate

Verb

1 celebrate a jubilee
2 to express great joy; "Who cannot exult in Spring?" [syn: exult, rejoice, triumph]

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Etymology

Verb form of jubilation, from Latin jubilare, 'shout for joy'

Verb

  1. To show elation or triumph; to rejoice.

Extensive Definition

Jubilate can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

beat the drum, blow the trumpet, caper, caracole, carol, celebrate, chirp, chirrup, clap hands, commemorate, crow, crow over, dance, delight, dress ship, exult, fire a salute, frisk, frolic, gambol, gloat, gloat over, glory, hallow, hold jubilee, honor, joy, jubilize, keep, lilt, maffick, make merry, mark, memorialize, observe, rejoice, revel, rollick, romp, signalize, sing, skip, skip for joy, solemnize, solemnly mark, sound a fanfare, triumph, whistle
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