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rejoice in (something)

To find great joy, amusement, or delight in or about something. Just because you weren't successful doesn't mean you should rejoice in seeing other people fail. I always rejoice in an opportunity to spend time with my kids.
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rejoice at (something)

To celebrate about or because of something; to be very joyous or delighted about something. People flooded the streets rejoicing at the team's victory. We rejoiced at the announcement that law was being repealed.
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rejoice over (something)

To celebrate, revel, or make merry about or because of something. People flooded the streets rejoicing over the team's victory. Before you start rejoicing over the success of the project, we should take stock of how far back costs of the development set us.
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It is a poor heart that never rejoices.

 and It is a sad heart that never rejoices.
Prov. Even a habitually sad person cannot be sad all the time. (Sometimes used to indicate that a habitually sad person is happy about something.) Jill: I've never seen Sam smile before, but today, at his retirement party, he smiled. Jane: It is a poor heart that never rejoices.
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rejoice at something

to celebrate or revel about something. Everyone rejoiced at the lucky events that had saved them. We all rejoiced at the outcome of the election.
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rejoice in someone or something

to take great joy at someone or something. I am in love and I rejoice in my beloved! Roger rejoices in a good night's sleep.
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rejoice over something

to celebrate because of something. Everyone rejoiced over their good fortune. What happened to us next was nothing to rejoice over.
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rejoice in

Have or possess something highly desirable, as in He rejoices in a keen mind. [Late 1400s]
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rejoice in

v.
To feel joyful or delighted about something or someone: All the fans rejoiced in the team's success.
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The Miami Dolphins were the other rejoicers in the AFC.
Rejoicers in the human spirit: Let ``Shine'' give you heart.