exult in

exult in (something)

To feel great happiness due to someone or something in particular. I doubt you could say anything to upset them right now—they're still exulting in their engagement.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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'Is it possible,' said Emma, with some indignation, 'that you who have seen these men committing the outrages you have told us of, and who have fallen into their hands, like us, can exult in their cruelties!'
We had not to wait till all was over to know its value; my mother used to say, 'We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it,' and there can be few truer sayings, but during her last years we exulted daily in the possession of her as much as we can exult in her memory.
Respect your colleague, beware your neighbour, Exult in the golden vision.
He is led by a young boy to a space between two pillars, where those gathered exult in his humiliation.
For the past 23 years, on the last Saturday in March, every horseracing enthusiast in the UAE has stopped to catch his breath and exult in the ultimate horse race -- the Dubai World Cup.
From the sales side he believes Exult's efforts to align closely with customers' business needs has helped Exult in forming long term relationship.
These popular, wildly erotic cards exult in the sexy women that populate the exhibition, even as they are invaded by Hugnet's personal sadomasochistic nightmares combining medieval gargoyles and modern kitsch.
Some writers are anti-Semitic, calling Jews "the cause of this war," while still others either exult in the military life or lament the loss of all that is good and true in the world.
They rejoice in your name all day long; they exult in your righteousness.
A wonderful guide to not only relaxation, but also the mental benefits of mindful meditation to increase awareness and fully exult in the everyday wonders of life.
He wanted children to be joyful and to exult in the Lord, and he wanted all Christians to take to heart Christ's admonition that we should all become "as small children" (Matt.
Those who exult in murder and despair should turn in their begging bowls and depart to other countries which may share their beliefs.
We may exult in liberated womenswear designers, but the menswear closet is still stuffed, and not with clothes alone.
Brewers and beer wholesalers can exult in the new respectability of beer.