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exult at something

 and exult over something
to rejoice because of something; to rejoice about something. We exulted at the end of the hostilities. The citizens exulted over the downfall of the dictator.
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exult in something

to take great pleasure in something; to enjoy something immensely. I exult in the beauty of a spring day. We exulted in the glory of summer.
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References in classic literature ?
We shall work the case out independently, and leave this fellow Jones to exult over any mare's-nest which he may choose to construct.
Bell's is an art of tinges, a disciplined exercise that exults in the ineffable.
Federal electronic currency, or FEDEC, would cripple "underground illicit activities" and "generate billions of dollars in previously unreported tax revenues," Warwick exults.
Barnum-like, he exults, ``At the end of this process, there will be two people who will star in a very'' - and here, he pauses to choose his words carefully - ``high-end motion picture.
Ndibe is a gifted writer and an adept storyteller, who clearly exults in the telling.
Brian Anderson of the City Paper, a publication of the neo-conservative Manhattan Institute, exults that CBS' decision to spike the miniseries "marks a watershed in America's culture wars.
Chicago-born Del Valle is a diminutive but powerhouse performer who exults in the lessons learned from her confident, stay-at-home mother (``In the Cocina''); her recognition of the transcendent artistry of Latin jazz pioneer ``Tito Puente'' (performed with the immensely talented Lemon); her haunting treatise on loneliness (``Hood Days''); and her triumphant declaration of self-worth (``Descendancy'').