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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrejoice in
he/she/itrejoices in
present participlerejoicing in
past tenserejoiced in
past participlerejoiced in
  1. 1
    rejoice in something to be very happy about something

    Montaigne seemed to rejoice in the humiliation of others.

  2. 2
    rejoice in the name/title of something British humorous to have a strange and funny name or title
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