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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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