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delight in (someone or something)
To derive joy from someone or something. I delight in my students—their curiosity keeps my passion for teaching alive. With the way my son delights in being on stage, I think he should really pursue a career in acting.
delight in someone or something
to take great pleasure in someone or something. I delight in your interest in my work. We all delight in James. What a fine boy!
To derive great pleasure or joy from something or someone: The happy couple delighted in taking romantic walks through the park.