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 We rejoiced at the announcement that law was being repealed.
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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.
See also: rejoice
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Yesterday you looked into my eyes as though you could read in them all that I was feeling--as though you were rejoicing at my happiness.
(This, in ancient Rome, included the exchange of presents and family reunions.) Easter purloined the spring festivals, rejoicing at the advent of new life following a cold and hard winter.
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If this is the reasoning behind Sullivan's rejoicing at the thought of being HIV-positive, I pity him.
As he explained in his letter, it meant "serene happiness in life and perfect joy, which Virtue herself showers upon us." Joy had its secular expressions, such as Ficino's rejoicing at the prosperity of his friend Bembo, charitably as if it were his own, and wishing him happiness.
Will the Barbary Apes be rejoicing at the fact that finally there'll be a primate living on the rock that's less intelligent than them?