exult in (something)

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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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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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I am glad to remember that at the same time I exulted in these ferocities I had mind enough and heart enough to find pleasure in the truer and finer work, the humaner work of other writers, like Hazlitt, and Leigh Hunt, and Lamb, which became known to me at a date I cannot exactly fix.
" The only time I got goosebumps was when Yuvraj exulted in joy after winning the game against Australia.
The aud at the Directors Guild dinner consisted of studio execs and helmers, plus a heavy guild contingent that exulted in the DGA's agreement with the AMPTP.
Shapiro: Imagine this comes up in almost every interview: You started life as a male and exulted in one of the greatest masculine journeys of all time, the ascent of Everest.
* Giants in the Earth: The California Redwoods, edited by Peter Johnstone (Heyday Books, $18), gathers together a host of great writers who have exulted in the towering trees: John Muir, Jack London, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robinson Jeffers, Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, Tom Wolfe, and Czeslaw Milosz.
He exulted in beating me, a Reserve officer, because he'd played a similar game in the Navy.
Needless to say, homosexual activists exulted in the decision, which effectively gives them the exclusive authority to direct moral education in state schools.
GOP heavyweights and a gleeful Pat Robertson won repeated ovations from the crowd of nearly 4,000 as they exulted in the presidential sex scandal and predicted Republican electoral gains.
While the early Joan got shamed by the reality principle, the TV Eva exulted in the bliss of what others must struggle for through many office-hours of Lacanian therapy: never ceding her desire to be fabulous, no matter what the environmental factors, the heroine of Green Acres remains resolutely high maintenance with a good conscience.