rejoice at (something)

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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 We rejoiced at the announcement that law was being repealed.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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On the eve of his passion, Jesus speaks to the disciples about the grief they will feel after his death as the world rejoices at what it perceives as its victory.