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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 We rejoiced at the announcement that law was being repealed.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

To feel joyful or delighted about something or someone: All the fans rejoiced in the team's success.
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Maliki asked: "How can we join the rejoiced people and ease up the hate of the hateful ones?
Maliki said in a speech in a festival called the "Eternal Day," held in Baghdad on Sunday, 1/1/2012, that: "Any success by a wise nation shall make those hateful people to boost their hate towards such success, because of the fact that not all Iraqis have rejoiced, due to fact that any successful person has enemies.
Readers will become enthralled as they follow Quintus through his journey of gladiatorial training and learn of the true brutality rejoiced in the everyday living of the later Roman age.
In the Acts story, the "jailer and his entire household rejoiced that he had become a believer in God.
Just as the Bethlehem shepherds rejoiced when God became human, New Englanders rejoiced that Fisk, the local boy from Vermont--one of them--had saved their team from elimination, temporarily delivering the Red Sox from the Babe's curse.
It was through God that humans rejoiced and in him alone that they rejoiced happily.
Sir, - I, for one, rejoiced when our national Church leaders protested at No.
On the historic day of your Baptism, heaven rejoiced, God was present, and the grace of the Holy Spirit filled your soul and your life.
Equally sickening is the way they rejoiced in the bombing of Baghdad because it might win them votes.
And Rev Blair Gillon, of Ibrox Parish Church, said his parishioners rejoiced at the news when they arrived for Easter Sunday worship yesterday morning.